- Organised group of people, troop (of soldiers), troupe. E nuku maata tei aere mai ki te turoto i teia ruavai. It was a big party that came to see this pond; Kua akateateamamao te vaeau i roto i te oire i te taeanga mai te tuatua e te aere mai ra te nuku tamaki. The warriors in the vage made ready when the news came that a war party was coming.
- A pageant, play based on a Bible story. Kua putuputu te au Apii Tapati ki Takamoa no te akaarianga i ta ratou nuku. The Sunday Schools gathered at Takamoa to perform their pageants; E manea te kakau nuku o tera Apii Tapati. The pageant costumes of that Sunday School are lovely. [Np. *nuku2.]
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