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(Nar"gile Nar"gi*leh) n. [Per. narghil, prop., a cocoanut; prob. so called because first made of
a cocoanut.] An apparatus for smoking tobacco. It has a long flexible tube, and the smoke is drawn
(||Nar"i*ca) n. (Zoöl.) The brown coati. See Coati.
(Nar"i*form) a. [L. naris nostril + -form. See Nose.] Formed like the nose.
(Nar"ine) a. Of or belonging to the nostrils.
(Nar"ra*ble) a. [L. narrabilis, fr. narrare to narrate.] Capable of being narrated or told. [Obs.]
(Nar`ra*gan"setts) n. pl.; sing. Narragansett (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians who formerly
inhabited the shores of Narragansett Bay.
(Nar*rate") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Narrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Narrating.] [L. narratus, p. p. of
narrare to narrate, prob. for gnarigare, fr. gnarus knowing. See Ignore, Know.] To tell, rehearse, or
recite, as a story; to relate the particulars of; to go through with in detail, as an incident or transaction; to
give an account of.
Syn. To relate; recount; detail; describe.
(Nar*ra"tion) n. [L. narratio: cf. F. narration.]
1. The act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; rehearsal; recital.
2. That which is related; the relation in words or writing of the particulars of any transaction or event, or
of any series of transactions or events; story; history.
3. (Rhet.) That part of a discourse which recites the time, manner, or consequences of an action, or
simply states the facts connected with the subject.
Syn. Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; description; explanation; detail; narrative; story; tale; history. See
(Nar"ra*tive) a. [Cf. F. narratif.]
1. Of or pertaining to narration; relating to the particulars of an event or transaction.
2. Apt or inclined to relate stories, or to tell particulars of events; story-telling; garrulous.
But wise through time, and narrative with age.Pope.
(Nar"ra*tive), n. That which is narrated; the recital of a story; a continuous account of the particulars
of an event or transaction; a story.
Cyntio was much taken with my narrative.Tatler.
Syn. Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; narration; story; tale. See Account.
(Nar"ra*tive*ly), adv. In the style of narration.
(Nar*ra"tor) n. [L.] One who narrates; one who relates a series of events or transactions.
(Nar"ra*to*ry) a. Giving an account of events; narrative; as, narratory letters. Howell.
(Narre) a. Nearer. [Obs.] Spenser.