sniggle

verb snig·gle \ ˈsni-gəl \

Definition of sniggle

sniggled; sniggling play \ˈsni-g(ə-)liŋ\
intransitive verb
: to fish for eels by thrusting a baited hook into their hiding places
transitive verb
: to catch (an eel) by sniggling

Origin and Etymology of sniggle

English dialect snig small eel, from Middle English snygge


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