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nim

 (nĭm)
n.
A game in which players in turn remove small objects from one of several collections, such as matchsticks arranged in rows, and attempt to take, or avoid taking, the last one.

[Perhaps from German nimm, second person sing. imperative of nehmen, to take, from Middle High German nemen, from Old High German neman; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

nim

(nɪm)
n
(Games, other than specified) a game in which two players alternately remove one or more small items, such as matchsticks, from one of several rows or piles, the object being to take (or avoid taking) the last item remaining on the table
[C20: perhaps from archaic nim to take, from Old English niman]

nim

(nɪm)

v.t., v.i. nimmed, nim•ming.
Archaic. to steal or pilfer.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English niman, c. Old Frisian nima, Old High German neman to take]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nim - game in which matchsticks are arranged in rows and players alternately remove one or more of them; in some versions the object is to take the last remaining matchstick on the table and in other versions the object is to avoid taking the last remaining matchstick on the table
table game - a game that is played on a table
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