Definition of nip:
"I'll just take a nip of that cake."
to catch and inclose or compress tightly between two surfaces, or points which are brought together or closed; to pinch; to close in upon; to remove by pinching, biting, or cutting with two meeting edges of anything; to clip
"*"May this hard earth cleave to the Nadir hell, Down, down, and close again, and nip me flat, If I be such a traitress." — Tennyson"