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|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 wine ||n||An alcoholic beverage produced by infusing whole snakes in rice wine or grain alcohol. The drink was first recorded to have been consumed in China during the Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1040–770 BC) and considered an important curative and believed to reinvigorate a person according to Traditional Chinese medicine. It can be found in China, Goa (India), Vietnam, and throughout Southeast Asia.
The snakes, preferably venomous ones, are not usually preserved for their meat but to have their "essence" and snake venom dissolved in the liquor. The snake venom poses no threat to the drinker. It is denatured by the ethanol—its proteins are unfolded and therefore
inactive— and would be denatured by stomach acid anyway
|Snakewise ||adv||In the manner of a snake; serpentine, with twisting or wriggling motions.
|Snoter ||adj||Wise, learned, skillful.
|Snough ||n||Coughing and sneezing
|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.
|Snow ||vb||To fall, throw down, strew or cover with snow. 2. to cause the hair to turn the color of snow.
|Snow ||phr||"Buy When It Snows, Sell When It Goes" - (business, stock market, chiefly northern US and Canada) Stock market securities can be expected to increase in value to a greater degree in the cold winter months from November through April than in the warm months from May through October, and profit-minded investors should manage their portfolios accordingly.