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Idioms about nod

Origin of nod

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English nodde, of uncertain origin

OTHER WORDS FROM nod

nod·der, nounnod·ding·ly, adverbun·nod·ding, adjective

Other definitions for nod (2 of 2)

Nod
[ nod ]
/ nɒd /

noun
the land east of Eden where Cain went to dwell. Genesis 4:16.

Origin of Nod

Ultimately from Hebrew Nōdh “wandering”
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British Dictionary definitions for nod

nod
/ (nɒd) /

verb nods, nodding or nodded
noun
See also nod off, nod out

Derived forms of nod

nodding, adjective, noun

Word Origin for nod

C14 nodde, of obscure origin
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Other Idioms and Phrases with nod

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