I nodded, and we carried our tall cups and sat by the window at the gate.
It may have been said in jest, but a legion of Hollywood actresses would have nodded ruefully in unison.
They included Lupoi, who looked sheepishly glum as he nodded to a woman who is apparently his wife amongst the spectators.
I disliked his laugh because I knew it was forced, but I nodded gaily and asked him where he was going.
Hitchcock nodded and replied, “Call it Prosciutto and change the locale to Italy.”
She looked at me awful wishful when she said that, an' I nodded my head ag'in.
Anger contracted the face of Henry Allister; he nodded gravely.
Wyndham nodded, and Paul understood too well what "gone" meant.
"Yes," said George, and he nodded; but his face was red as crimson.
Well rid of him, my dear, well rid of him, he nodded from the door.
"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.