(in India) an exhibition of dancing by professional dancing girls.
Also called nautch dance. a sinuous dance of the Orient, resembling the cooch.
[naw-teez, noh-] /ˈnɔ tiz, ˈnoʊ-/ noun 1. (in the Aeneid) an aged Trojan and advisor to Aeneas.
[naw-ti-kuh l, not-i-] /ˈnɔ tɪ kəl, ˈnɒt ɪ-/ adjective 1. of or relating to sailors, ships, or navigation: nautical terms. /ˈnɔːtɪkəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or involving ships, navigation, or sailors adj. 1550s, from -al (1) + nautic from Middle French nautique, from Latin nauticus “pertaining to ships or sailors,” from Greek nautikos “seafaring, […]
noun 1. . noun 1. the branch of archaeology that deals with the recovery of ancient objects found beneath the sea, as shipwrecks or remains from submerged islands, and with the techniques of underwater exploration, excavation, and retrieval.
noun 1. a period from noon of one day to noon of the next, used in reckoning time aboard ship.