knibe

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German knīpe.

Noun[edit]

knibe c (singular definite kniben, plural indefinite kniber)

  1. pinch, predicament, tight spot, difficulties
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German knīpen. Compare German kneifen and Dutch knijpen.

Verb[edit]

knibe ‎(imperative knib, infinitive at knibe, present tense kniber, past tense kneb, perfect tense er/har knebet)

  1. to pinch, to nib
  2. to squeeze
  3. (card games) to finesse

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