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nape the back of the neck.
napery linens for use in the home, esp. table linens.
naphtha a colorless, flammable liquid distilled from coal or petroleum and used mainly as a solvent and cleaning agent.
naphthalene a white, crystalline hydrocarbon compound obtained from coal tar or petroleum and used in making moth repellents, dyes, solvents, and other products.
naphthol either of two isomeric derivatives of naphthalene, used in the manufacture of antiseptics, dyes, perfumes, and pharmaceuticals.
napiform of a root, shaped like a turnip.
napkin a square of cloth or paper used to protect the clothing and to wipe the mouth and hands while eating. [4 definitions]
napoleon a layered puff pastry with a custard filling. [3 definitions]
Napoleon I a Corsican-born French general who was emperor of France from 1804 to 1815; Napoleon Bonaparte (b.1769--d.1821).
Napoleonic of, concerning, or resembling Napoleon I or his period, deeds, or the like.
nappy1 a small shallow serving dish.
nappy2 covered with nap; downy; fuzzy.
nappy3 (chiefly British) a baby's undergarment of absorbent cloth or paper folded between the legs and fastened at the waist; diaper.
Nara a city in southern Honshu, Japan.
narc (slang) a government agent assigned to enforce narcotics laws.
narcissism excessive love of or absorption in oneself; egocentricity. [2 definitions]
narcissus any of several cultivated plants, related to the amaryllis, that grow from a bulb, have long slender leaves, and bear one or more tubular white or yellow flowers. [3 definitions]
narco- stupor; sleep.
narcolepsy an abnormal condition in which one is seized by sudden brief uncontrollable attacks of deep sleep.
narcosis drowsiness or deep unconsciousness induced by drugs or other artificial means. [2 definitions]
narcosynthesis a treatment of neurosis, requiring a patient to be under the influence of a hypnotic drug.