nabbed


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nabbed

mod. caught by the police; arrested. She’s down at the police station. She’s nabbed.
See also: nab
References in classic literature ?
We have nabbed the man who went out with him, and got him safe at Barkingham.
I was NABBED by Moss of Cursitor Street--from whose GILT AND SPLENDID PARLER I write this--the same that had me this time two years.
It make you nervous, Bill,--reminds you of being nabbed, does it?
Reminds me of being nabbed by the devil,' returned Sikes.