Word of the Week

To nick is to go somewhere quickly or briefly:
“He’s nicked oot for a smoke.”
The phrase nick about has several meanings.  It can mean to circulate in a particular area:
“He’s always nicking aboot the shopping centre [or mall] on a Saturday.”
It is also used to refer to someone who has an active social life and is often seen around and about places of entertainment:
“She fairly nicks about, that yin.”
To nick about with means to frequent the company of:
“He’s just a guy Ah nick aboot with.”

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