Old English n English
Snail n Various 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 or lazy person. 4. structure or formation resembling that of a snail or a testudo. 5. a formation resembling the letter "D" limacon. 5. a flat, spirally curved piece of metal or other material. 6. a wavy saw-cut due to bad saw-fitting.
Snail butter n
Snail king n
Snail kite n
Snailfish n
Snail hawk n The small, bluish-gray everglade kite, ranging from Florida to Mexico, that feeds on on snails.
Snailish adj
Snailless adj
Snaillike adj Resembling or characteristic of a snail, or some aspect of one.
Snailshell n
Snaily adj
Snailwort n
Snaily adj Resembling a snail or its motions.
Snake n A 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.
Snake vb To drag by seizing an end or a limb forcibly or quickly. 2 haul along the ground, as a log. 3. to wind or move like a snake.
Snake phr "Great Snakes!" - an exclamation of surprise.
Snake phr "Snakes Alive!"
Snake phr "Snakes and Ladders" - a board game. 2. a series of ups and downs.
Snake phr "Snake Bite and Black" - "?
Snake phr "Snake in the Grass" - a treacherous, secret, hidden or hypocritical enemy; a disguised danger. 2. a person of low character.
Snake bean n
Snakeberry n
Snakebird n One of several birds (genus anhinga), with very long slender neck, frequenting southern swamps and feeding upon fish; the water turkey; the darter.
Snake bit n
Snake bite n The bite of a snake. 2. poisoning caused by the venom of a snake.
Snake-bitten adj
Snake board n
Snakedom n
Snake eel n
Snake eyes n
Snakefish n
Snakefly n
Snake-fright n Snake-shy
Snake hawk n The swallow-tailed kite.
Snakehead n The turtle-head. 2. a person who organizes the illegal immigration schemes. +++
Snakehood n
Snakeless n
Snakelike n
Snakeline n
Snakeling n
Snakemeat n
Snakemouth n A terrestrial orchid (Pogonia ophioglossoides) native in eastern North America, with fragrant rose-pink flower.
Snakeneck n
Snakepit n A pit containing snakes. 2. a scene of vicious behavior.
Snakeroot n Any of various North American plants with roots reputed to contain an effective antidote to snake's poison, Aristolochia serpentaria. 2. includes white snakeroot.
Snakes and Ladder n A board game where a counter falling on a snake's head goes back to the tail and falling on a ladder's foot goes to the top of it. 2. fig. an endeavor, or obtain, something where progress alternates with setbacks; a series of ups and downs.
Snakeskin n The skin of a snake.
Snakeskin adj Made of or resembling snakeskin.
Snakestone n An ammonite; so-called because it resembles a fossil or petrified coiled snake. 2. any absorbent stone-like material popularly believed to cure snakebite.
Snakeweed n A perennial plant with twisted roots; bistort or adder's wort.
Snake wine n
Snakewise adv
Snakewood n
Snakewort n Conocephalum salebrosum; Dorestenia contrejerva.
Snakily adv
Snaking n Dragging by seizing an end or a limb forcibly or quickly. 2 haul along the ground, as a log. 3. to wind or move like a snake.
Snakish adj
Snakishness n
Snaky adj Of or like a snake; serpentine, winding, sinuous. 2. insinuating, cunning , treacherous. 3. showing coldness, ingratitude, venom or bile. 4. infested with or composed of snakes. 5. angry, irascible, irritable. 6. applied to a wavy saw-cut, due to poor saw-fitting.
Snead n The shaft or pole of a scythe used by one who sycthe. 2. a dweller by a clearing or piece of woodland; a piece of land; a clearing. 3. snath, sneath, sned.
Snead vb To cut or lop off a branch, to prune. 2. Fig, to cull, reduce in number, decrease, pluck out, select, shift, kill.
Sneeze n A 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.
Sneeze wood n A small South African tree, the sawdust of which causes sneezing. 2. a hard, heavy strong wood used for structural work, piling, cabinet making, fencing etc, etc.
Sneezewort n Achillea ptarmica: the wild pelitory or a kind of yarrow, the dried leaves of which are powdered and used to induce sneezing as a sternutatory.
Snell adj Of persons or animals, quick in movement or action, prompt, active, smart, strenuous, good. 2. keen-witted, clever, sharp, acute, aware. 4. of weather, bitter, severe, bleak. 5. of matters and condition, grievous, heavy, stinging, naggingly painful. 6. of taste, sharp, bitter, pungent, biting. 7. of voice, shrill, clear-sounding. 8. of action, quick, prompt, vigorous, strong.
Snese vb To run through with a weapon.
Snice n A mixture of snow and ice.
Snike n Reptiles.?
Snike vb Creep or crawl like a reptile.
Snite vb OE. 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.
Snite vb To 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 vb To kill, to cut, to hew, to pierce, to kill by cutting.
Snithing n Cutting, hewing,nipping, piercing with a sharp instrument. 2. killing, snuffing out, wiping out.
Sniting n The cleaning or wiping the nose with parts of the hand, thumb, fingers etc.
Snivel vb O.E snyflung.
Snode n A piece, a bit, morsel, tidbit, morsel.
Snood n (O.E: Snod) a thread. a band or ribbon for confining the hair; later, the distinctive hair band worn by unmarried women. 2. a fine, short line fixing a fish-hook to a long line.
Snoter adj Wise, learned, skillful.
Snough n Coughing and sneezing simultaneosly.
Snow n Water, frozen vapor 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 vb To fall, throw down, strew or cover with snow. 2. to cause the hair to turn the color of snow.
Snow phr "Snowed Down" -
Snow phr "Snowed In" -
Snow phr "Snowed Off" - cancelled, or abandoned, because of heavy snow and being unable to leave the house etc for this reason.
Snow phr "Snowed Out" -
Snow phr "Snowed Under" - to be overwhelmed with work.
Snow phr "Snowed Up" - to be isolated or blocked by snow.
Snow phr "Snow on the Roof" -
Snow apple n The fameuse.
Snow bear n
Snow bed n
Snow bell n Any of the genus (Styrax) of trees and shrubs of warm regions, bearing showy white flower racemes; especially, Snow bell americana of the south east United States.
Snowberry n Any of the various shrubs with white berries, esp. the ornamental Symphoricarpus albus. 2. a West indian plant Chiococca alba of the madder family; also called milkberry.
Snowbird n A small finch (genus Junco) of North America. 2. the snow bunting. 3. a cocaine or heroin addict.
Snowblade n
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Snowblading n
Snowblind adj Temporary blinded by the glare of light reflected by large expanses of snow.
Snowblindness n The impairment of being temporary blinded by the glare of light reflected by large expanses of snow.
Snow-blower n A machine that clears snow by blowing it to the side of the road.
Snowblown adj
Snowboard n A wide ski used for sliding downhill on snow. 2. long strips of wood, usually 3 in. by 1 in., nailed to beraers and placed over roof gutters.
Snow-boarding n
Snowbound adj Forced to remain in place by heavy snow, snowed in.
Snowbright adj
Snow-broth n Snow melted; water obtained by the melting of snow.
Snow cat n
Snow cloud n
Snow cold adj
Snowcrab n
Snowcraft n The art of traveling or living in snow or snowy regions.
Snowdog n
Snow-drift n A 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-driven adj
Snow-drop n A bulbous plant with white flowers in early spring, Galanthys nivalis. 2. the common anemone
Snowdrop tree n The silverbell (Halesia carolina).
Snow-eater n Chinook.
Snowfall n A fall of snow . 2. meteorology, the amount of snow that falls on one occasion or on a given time within a given area.
Snowfield n A permanent wide expanse of snow in mountainous or polar regions.
Snow fight n
Snow free n
Snow flea n
Snowfolk n
Snow-go n A snowmobile.
Snowgoing adj
Snow goose n A white arctic goose, Ansero Caerulescens with black-tipped wings.
Snowgrass n
Snow-haired adj
Snowhole n
Snow-ice n Opaque white ice formed from melted snow.
Snowily adv
Snowiness n
Snowing n
Snowish adj
Snow kite n
Snow lady n
Snowland n
Snowless adj
Snowlessness n
Snowlight n
Snowlike adj
Snow-lily n An attractive spring-blooming herb (Erythronium grandiflorum) of the lily family native in the Rocky Mountains..
Snow-line n The general level on mountains etc., above which the snow never completely disappears; the lower level of perpetual snow.
Snowload n
Snow maker n
Snow-making n The production of artificial snow.
Snowman n A figure resembling a man made from snow.
Snow melt n
Snow pit n
Snow plow n A device or vehicle for clearing roads of thick snow.
Snow-sheen n Snow-blink: the reflection from snow or ice-fields in polar regions
Snow sheep n
Snowshoe n A flat device like a racquet attached to a boot for walking on snow without sinking.
Snowshoe hare n A north American hare, Lepus americanus, with large hind feet and a white coat in winter.
Snow shower n
Snow-sleep n A somnolent condition induced by walking in the snow.
Snow slide n An avalanche of snow, a snowslip.
Snow snake n
Snow storm n A heavy fall of snow, especially with a high wind.
Snow stormy adj
Snowswept adj
Snow thrower n
Snowtime n
Snow-topped adj
Snow under vb To bury in snow; fig. to submerge, overwhelm, overpower.
Snow up vb To block, obstruct, incommode, imprison, esp. with snow.
Snow wear n
Snow-white adj A pure white color.
Snow wood n White aspen.
Snow-wort n Abrotanella nivigena. (snowwort).
Snow wreath n A heap of snow blown together by the wind; a snow-drift.
Snowy adj Of weather, characterized by the prevalence or presence of snow. 2. composed of melted snow, consisting, formed or made from snow. 3. covered by snow, abounding in or full of snow, snowiness. 4. resembling snow; of or like snow, snow-white.
Snowy owl n A large white owl, Nyctea scandiaca native to the Arctic.
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