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Definition of the verb Sniggle
What does Sniggle mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: sniggled | sniggling | sniggles
- To catch an eel by thrusting a baited hook into its den.
- Alternate spelling and pronunciation of snicker (corruption with giggle.) To chortle or chuckle.
- [obsolete] To steal something of little value; diminutive corruption of snag + diminutive suffix.
Sniggle: A sniggle is a type of fish hook used for catching eels, using the method of sniggling.
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Notes and Queries (1894)
Sniggle is a word evidently related to it, and means to cut jaggedly. It has a wide ...
by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson
To SNIGGLE, (snig'-gl) v. a. To catch ; to snare. To SNIP, (snip) v. a. To cut at once with scissars. SNIP, (snip) n. $. A single cut with scissars ; a small shred ; a share ; a snack. SNIPE, (snipe) n. «. A small fen fowl with a long bill.
by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)
sniggle. EFFECT. s. Consequent ...
by Norbert Shadeg
sniggle (fish). ngajar-in trans move a fishhook up and down to attract fish; provoke, guide; sniggle (fish), catch a fish. ngajeg-ang nga-lahlah ngajeg-ang trans (hajeg intrans) erect, build, set up.
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
To SNIGGLE, v. n. • SNIGGLING is thus performed : in a warm day, when the water is lowest, take a strong small hook, tied to a string about a yard long ; and then irto one of the holes, where an eel may hide herself, with the help of a short stick ...
A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language
SNIGGLE, '-gl, v.a., to snare; to figh for eels. SNTP, snip, v.a., to clip.— s., a single cut with scissors; a small shred.
With Pronouncing Vocabularies of Classical and Scripture Proper Names by Joseph Emerson Worcester
Sniggle, v. n. to fish for eels.
SNIGGLE,. v. n. To. fish,. for. eels—Sniggling. is. thus performed: in a warm day, when the water is lowest, take a strong small hook, tied to a string about a yard long; and then into one of the holes, where an eel may hide herself, with the help ...
A Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)
To Sniggle, prendre des anguilles avec l' hamegun, Aale mit der Angel fangen. Sniggling, troublement deau, aquarum agitatio, das ...
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Video shows what sniggle means. To catch an eel by thrusting a baited hook into its den.. Alternate spelling and pronunciation of snicker (corruption with giggle.)
Scrabble value of S1N1I1G2G2L1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine