Nod

Nod

(nd), n. 1. A dropping or bending forward of the upper part or top of anything.
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Like a drunken sailor on a mast,
Ready with every nod to tumble down.
Shak.
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2. A quick or slight downward or forward motion of the head, in assent, in familiar salutation, in drowsiness, or in giving a signal, or a command; as, a nod of approval.
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A look or a nod only ought to correct them [the children] when they do amiss.
Locke.
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Nations obey my word and wait my nod.
Prior.
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The land of Nod, sleep.
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