See nim in American Heritage Dictionary 4
tr. & intr.v. nimmed nimmed, nim·ming, nims
Origin: Middle English nimen, to take
Origin: , from Old English niman; see nem- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Perhaps from German nimm
Origin: , second person sing. imperative of nehmen, to take
Origin: , from Middle High German nemen
Origin: , from Old High German neman; see nem- in Indo-European roots.
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