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2 definitions found
 for Nabbing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nab \Nab\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nabbed (n[a^]bd); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Nabbing.] [Dan nappe, or Sw. nappa.]
     1. To catch or seize suddenly or unexpectedly. [Colloq.]
        --Smollett.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To capture; to arrest; as, the police nabbed the culprit
        wtrying to hide in the basement.
        [PJC]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "nabbing":
     abduction, apprehension, arrest, arrestation, capture, catch,
     catching, collaring, coup, dragnet, forcible seizure, grab,
     grabbing, hold, kidnapping, picking up, power grab, prehension,
     running in, seizure, seizure of power, snatch, snatching,
     taking in, taking into custody
  
  

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