Meaning of NIM in English

I. verb (~med; ~ming) Etymology: earlier ~ to take, from Middle English ~en, from Old English ~an Date: 12th century transitive verb steal , filch , intransitive verb thieve , II. noun Etymology: probably from 1~ Date: 1901 any of various games in which counters are laid out in one or more piles and each player in turn draws one or more counters with the object of taking the last counter, forcing the opponent to take it, or taking the most or fewest counters

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