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Webster 1913 Edition


Naker

Na′ker

,
Noun.
(Zool.)
Same as
Nacre
.

Na′ker

,
Noun.
[OE.
nakere
, F.
nakaire
, LL.
nacara
, Per.
naqāret
.]
A kind of kettledrum.
[Obs.]
Chaucer.

Webster 1828 Edition


Naker

NAKER

,
Noun.
Mother of pearl; the white substance which constitutes the interior surface of a shell producing a pearl.

Definition 2019


naker

naker

English

Noun

naker (plural nakers)

  1. A small drum, of Arabic origin, and the forebear of the European kettledrum.
    • 1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe:
      the Norman trumpets from the battlements [...], mingled with the deep and hollow clang of the nakers, (a species of kettle-drum,) retorted in notes of defiance the challenge of the enemy.

Synonyms

  • nakir

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