nook and cranny

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Noun1.nook and cranny - something remote; "he explored every nook and cranny of science"
detail, item, point - an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
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We searched every nook and cranny of barns and out-buildings and woods on both the King farms; we inquired far and wide; we roved over Carlisle meadows calling Paddy's name, until Aunt Janet grew exasperated and declared we must stop making such exhibitions of ourselves.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the objective of "Plant for Pakistan" campaign is to make every nook and cranny of the country green.
Love LOVE is a world of its own for it lives in the heart not The head and it can make two lives very very happy And well worth living if two hearts can live as one For love can be warm and tender Love can be soft but strong and if love can be shared With the right person then it can also make two lives Both happy and long So you must search the world both far and wide And also in every nook and cranny For the right kind of boy or the right kind of girl On this world there won't be very many DONALD JOHN TYE, Wallsend
He said that the minority communities, living in every nook and cranny of the country firmly stand behind Pakistan Army against the enemy aggression.
be conveyed in every nook and cranny of the district.
Summary: New Delhi [India] April 15 (ANI): If your pets are following to every nook and cranny of your house and especially when you decide to have some lone time in the bathroom, blame it to their 'pack behaviour'.
Jon McGregor's meticulous writing explores the light and shadows of every nook and cranny within this village as the story follows thirteen years of the village's comings and goings.
I'm talking about the homeless drug addicts that populate every nook and cranny of our city centre.
Gone are the days when users have to pick up the phone and talk to a customer service representative or have that tediousness of searching every nook and cranny of a website to find something.
Earlier, the Minister while deploring the attitude of officers of local government department said that the officers had failed to maintain the aesthetic beauty of the city and allowed display of sinages and billboards in nook and cranny indiscriminately and without any proper planning due to which hazards had escalated and people's lives were being endangered.
Law enforcers use the term "unknown assailants." Despite the presence of Rangers in the city and police in every nook and cranny, these "unknown" merchants of death are on the loose and do as they please.
Gaping plot holes and illogical behavior are to be found in every nook and cranny of "Hide and Seek," a crudely scripted horror-mystery about ghoulish squatters who infiltrate peoples' homes.