Nargile to Natal

(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 through water.

(||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 Account.

(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.

(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.

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.

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