1 sheltered quiet place or corner 隐蔽而安静的地方或角落
*a shady nook in the garden 花园中荫凉幽静的角落.
2 (idm 习语) every ,nook and `cranny (infml 口) every part of a place; everywhere 某地方的各处; 到处
*I've searched every nook and cranny but I still can't find the keys. 我找遍所有的地方也没找到钥匙.
[Date: 1200-1300; Origin: Probably from Old Norse]
literary a small quiet place which is sheltered by a rock, a big tree etc
a shady nook
a small space in a corner of a room
the table in the breakfast nook
every nook and cranny
every part of a place
We searched every nook and cranny.