snape

1 of 2
ˈsnāp

dialectal variant of sneap

snape

2 of 2

verb

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-ed/-ing/-s

transitive verb

: taper
specifically : to bevel the end of (a timber) to fit against an inclined surface (as of a ship)

intransitive verb

: to taper a timber

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“Snape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snape. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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