Even horror-genre royalty Stephen King gave his nod, calling it the “most ferociously original horror film of the year.”
Viktor and Rolf were definitely giving a nod to prep girls, allowed to have a designer Friday.
He was smart enough to make a nod to the “late and great James Gandolfini.”
He avoids the accusation of inexperience he would have faced in giving the nod to Marco Rubio.
Presently Louis rose with a nod to us and offered his arm to Constance, and they strolled away along the river wall.
The orderly saluted with his whip and drove on in obedience to Saxham's nod.
All that saved her now was the nod of the Judge's head—both had the giving of life and death.
He greets them with a nod and goes straight to the easy-chair, where he sits down.
Every one looked at her, and I saw the girls nudge each other and nod in her direction.
So I did nod off after all, and I did not have a pleasant dream.
"to quickly bow the head," late 14c., of unknown origin, probably an Old English word, but not recorded; perhaps related to Old High German hnoton "to shake," from Proto-Germanic *khnudojanan. Meaning "to drift in and out of consciousness while on drugs" is attested from 1968. Related: Nodded; nodding. A nodding acquaintance (1711) is one you know just well enough to greet with a nod.
mid-15c., from nod (v.). Land of Nod "sleep" is a pun on the biblical place name (Gen. iv:16).
To be intoxicated with narcotics to a very drowsy or stuporous state: with slews of rich kids nodding in the Scarsdale woods
[1960s+ Narcotics; the underlying sense, ''let the head fall forward when drowsy,'' is found by 1562]
exile; wandering; unrest, a name given to the country to which Cain fled (Gen.4:16). It lay on the east of Eden.