sneap


1sneap

transitive verb \ˈsnēp\

Definition of SNEAP

1
archaic :  to blast or blight with cold :  nip
2
dial English :  chide

Origin of SNEAP

Middle English snaipen to injure, nip, rebuke, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic sneypa to scold — more at snub
First Known Use: 14th century

2sneap

noun

Definition of SNEAP

archaic
:  rebuke, snub

First Known Use of SNEAP

1597

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