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Snail nVarious sorts of mollusc (esp. ones found in gardens, having a screw-like shell and very slow in motion 2. tortoise, turtle, slug. 3. used allusively to (somewhat) vehemently) the exceptionally slow. 3. an indolent person. 4. structure or formation resembling that of a snail or a testudian. 5. a formation resembling the letter "D" limacon. 5. a flat, spirally curved piece of metal or other material.
Snake nA somewhat long-bodied reptile without legs, of which some are able to give a poisonous bite. 2. a false friend; a person who turns, suddenly and unexpectedly, against others.
Snead nThe shaft or pole of a scythe used by a snedder; a sned.
Snead vbTo cut or lop off a branch, to prune, to sned. 2. Fig, to cull, reduce in number, decrease, pluck out, select, shift, kill.
Sneeze nA sudden, loud, uncontrolled sound made in clearing the nose.
Sneezed phr"Not to be Sneezed at." -- important, great, enough to be taken into account and consideration.
Sneezewort nAchillea ptarmica: the wild pelitory, the dried leaves of which are powdered and used as a sternutatory.
Snell adjOf persons or animals, quick in movement or action, prompt, active, smart, strenous, good. 2. keen-witted, clever, sharp, acute, aware. 4. of weather, bitter, severe, bleak. 5. of matters and condition, grevious, heavy, stinging, naggingly painful. 6. of taste, sharp, pungent, biting. 7. of voice, shrill, clear-sounding. 8. of action, quick, prompt, vigourous, strong.
Snese vbTo run through with a weapon.
Sniffle nSee "Snivel"
Snike nReptiles.
Snike vbCreep or crawl like a reptile.
Snite vbOE. snite: to snipe: to shoot at enemy for cover or concealment. 2. as a term of abuse or abuse: direct cutting or nasty remarks at others.C
Snite vbTo clean or wipe the nose, esp. by means of the thumb or finger. 2. to snuff out a candle. 3. fig. to weak or pull.
Snithe vbTo kill, to cut, to hew, to pierce, to kill by cutting.
Snithing nCuttting, hewing,nipping, piercing with a sharp instrument. 2. killing, snuffing out, wiping out.
Sniting nThe cleaning or wiping the nose with parts of the hand, thumb, fingers etc.
Snivel vbOE (assumed?)To run at the nose. 2. to half cry, to whimper with regret or disapointment.
Sniveldom nCondition or state of frequntly snivelling: whimpering, whinging or whining.
Sniveling nDisplaying emotion or semblance of some mean-spirited. 2. weak
Snode nA piece, a bit, morsel, tidbit, morsel.
Snood nOE: Snod: a thread. a band or ribbon for confining the hair; later, the distincive hair band worn by unmarried women
Snot nMucus in the nose; nasal mucus. 2. a despicable, mean person.
Snoter adjWise, learned, skilful
Snow nWater, frozen vapour from the air turned into ice and falling to earth in soft, white, light flakes. 2. taken as a type of whiteness; pure white, snow white. 3. a fall of snow, snow storm. 4. as a marking a period of time; a winter. 5. an accumulation, expanse or field of snow. 6. "The Snows." -- The Arctic Regions. 7. the white hair of age. 8. the white bloom or blossom; spray or foam. 8. cocaine.
Snow vbTo fall, throw down, strew or cover with snow. 2. to cause the hair to turn the colour of snow
Snow-broth nSnow melted; water obtained by the melting of snow.
Snowcraft nThe art of travelling or living in snow or snowy regions.
Snow-drift nA heap or mass of snow driven together, or piled up by the actions of the wind. 2. a driving mass or cloud of snow. 3. a snow-wreath.
Snow-dropnA bulbous plant with white flowers in early spring.
Snow-line nThe general level on mountains etc., above which the snow never completely disappears; the lower level of perpetual snow.
Snow-sheen nSnow-blink: the reflection from snow or ice-fields in polar regions
Snow-sleep nA somnolent condition induced by walking in the snow.
Snow under vbTo bury in snow; fig. to submerge, overwhelm, overpower.
Snow up vbTo block, obstruct, incommode, imprison, esp. with snow.
Snow-white adjPure white.
Snow wreath nA heap of snow blown together by the wind; a snow-drift.
Snowy adjOf weather, characterised by the prevalence or presence of snow. 2. composed of melted snow, consisting, formed or made from snow. 3. covered by snow, abouding in snow or snowiness. 4. resembling snow; snow-white.
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