spans and snops

noun plural but singular in construction
\ -¦snäps \

Definition of spans and snops

: an old game in which one player tries to shoot a marble against or to within a span of that of an opponent

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History and Etymology for spans and snops

spans from plural of span; snops probably alteration of snaps, plural of snap

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“Spans and snops.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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