Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

snatch block

noun

Definition of snatch block

  1. :  a block that can be opened on one side to receive the bight of a rope



Circa 1625

First Known Use of snatch block

circa 1625


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up snatch block? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!