According to the legend, Nimrod had two sons, Hunyor and Magyor.
Nimrod soon found what he considered to be the trail, and we proceeded.
E looked at me very funny that night after Nimrod went away.
Nimrod set several box traps in places where skunks had been.
In consequence of which, she got into a habit of saying to me at meals, 'Mr. Snagsby, you haven't found Nimrod any work yet!'
Nimrod and I had been lured to the Cuttle Fish ranch to go on a wolf hunt.
"Nimrod" put it at twenty to thirty in the early part of the century.
King Nimrod, say they, one day summoned his three sons into his presence.
Dehak and Nimrod have had their brothers in every race, which has ever reached anything that may be called civilisation.
The Nimrod in me is easily gorged, and goes to sleep after a while.
"great hunter," 1712, a reference to the biblical son of Cush, referred to (Gen. x:8-9) as "a mighty hunter before the Lord." It came to mean "geek, klutz" by 1983 in teenager slang, for unknown reasons. (Amateur theories include its occasional use in "Bugs Bunny" cartoon episodes featuring rabbit-hunting Elmer Fudd as a foil; its possible ironic use, among hunters, for a clumsy member of their fraternity; or a stereotype of deer hunters by the non-hunting population in the U.S.)
: Of course, there's always the middle ground, reserved for friends who commit a blunder. For these, we have ''nimrod,'' ''klutz,'' and ''geek''
[1980s+ Teenagers; fr the name of Nimrod, the ''mighty hunter before the Lord'' in Genesis]
firm, a descendant of Cush, the son of Ham. He was the first who claimed to be a "mighty one in the earth." Babel was the beginning of his kingdom, which he gradually enlarged (Gen. 10:8-10). The "land of Nimrod" (Micah 5:6) is a designation of Assyria or of Shinar, which is a part of it.