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nod the nut
obsolete To admit to being guilty of some crime or offense in a court. From the image of one's head (i.e., one's "nut") being bowed in recognition of one's guilt. Primarily heard in Australia. Nodding the nut is the only way you'll escape a death sentence.
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nod the nutplead guilty to a charge in court. Australian informal
In colloquial terms, nut is the head, which is nodded to acknowledge guilt.
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