Middle English snaipen to injure, nip, rebuke, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic sneypa to scold — more at snub
14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
1597, in the meaning defined above
“Sneap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sneap. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.
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