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nab

(næb)
1. tv. to arrest someone. (see also nabbed.) I knew they would nab him sooner or later.
2. and nabber n. a police officer; a cop. There’s a nabber at the door who wants to talk to you.

nabbed

mod. caught by the police; arrested. She’s down at the police station. She’s nabbed.
See also: nab

Uncle nab

n. a policeman. Watch out for Uncle nab. He’s been asking about you.
See also: nab, uncle