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naker

(ˈneɪkə; ˈnæk-)
n
(Instruments) one of a pair of small kettledrums used in medieval music
[C14: from Old French nacre, via Medieval Greek anakara, from Arabic naqāra]
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Her description was here suddenly interrupted by the signal for assault, which was given by the blast of a shrill bugle, and at once answered by a flourish of the Norman trumpets from the battlements, which, mingled with the deep and hollow clang of the nakers, (a species of kettle-drum,) retorted in notes of defiance the challenge of the enemy.
McNamara (evening undergraduate studies, The Citadel) and Bucher (liberal studies, Naker U.
Over there, Abdullah Naker, the leader of the most prominent militia, set the conditions of the trade-off: higher salaries, medical insurance, homes, cars and marriages for the single armed men
We captured explosives with them that they bought from the black market and now we're interrogating them," The Telegraph quoted Abdullah Naker, the commander of Tripoli's Revolutionist Council, as saying.
The commander of Tripoli's Revolutionist Council, Abdullah Naker, said that the Libyan militia has captured nine Gaddafi loyalists who had been plotting to blow up Tripoli's power grid on New Year's Eve.
Abdullah Naker, the commander of Tripoli's Revolutionist Council, said Egypt's Nilesat satellite broadcaster had allowed Muammar Qaddafi's official Al Jamahiriya station to broadcast last week.
Certain military commanders from Misrata and Zintan--cities that field some of the most powerful militias operating in Tripoli--have agreed to comply, in principle, while TRC head Abdullah Ahmed Naker said, "We accept the decision to disarm the militias, but we would like to know how the weapons will be handed over.
Naker said that members of the Mashasha tribe killed Salama al-Mabrouk, leader of Zintan's Brigade Number 14 and his companion while he was traveling on a public road.
On the same day as Belhaj's victory march, fighters loyal to Abdullah Naker, a competing Tripoli-based commander and head of the Tripoli Revolutionary Council, spent the evening going through drafts of a press release that was a public refusal to acknowledge Belhaj as the main voice of Libya's fighters.
He was arrested today in Sirte," the head of the Tripoli Revolutionary Council, Colonel Abdullah Naker, told Reuters.
Announcing the Tripoli Revolutionists Council at a news conference in the capital, Abdullah Ahmed Naker said his force had 22,000 armed men at its disposal, drawn from what he said were 73 factions which had agreed to pool resources.