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(Entry 1 of 2)
: to blast or blight with cold : nip
Definition of sneap (Entry 2 of 2)
: rebuke, snub
14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
1597, in the meaning defined above
Middle English snaipen to injure, nip, rebuke, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic sneypa to scold — more at snub
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