Associations to the word «Nook»

Wiktionary

NOOK, noun. A small corner formed by two walls; an alcove.
NOOK, noun. A hidden or secluded spot.
NOOK, noun. (historical) An English unit of land area, originally ¼ of a yardland but later 12½ or 20 acres.
NOOK AND CRANNY, noun. (idiomatic) A place or part of a place, especially small or remote.
NOOK OR CRANNY, noun. (idiomatic) A part of a place, especially small or remote.

Dictionary definition

NOOK, noun. A sheltered and secluded place.
NOOK, noun. An interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats