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snick

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verb \ˈsnik\

Definition of snick

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 archaic :  to cut through

  3. 2 :  to cut slightly

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to perform a light cutting action

Origin and Etymology of snick

probably from obsolete snick or snee to engage in cut-and-thrust fighting — more at snickersnee


First Known Use: circa 1700


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snick

noun

Definition of snick

  1. :  a small cut :  nick

Circa 1775

First Known Use of snick

circa 1775


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snick

verb

Definition of snick

  1. :  click

Origin and Etymology of snick

imitative


First Known Use: 1828


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snick

noun

Definition of snick

  1. :  a slight often metallic sound :  click

Circa 1886

First Known Use of snick

circa 1886

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