Snarling
Snarl Snarl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snarled}; p. pr. & vvb. n. {Snarling}.] [Etymol. uncertain.] To form raised work upon the outer surface of (thin metal ware) by the repercussion of a snarling iron upon the inner surface. [1913 Webster]

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  • Snarling — Snarl ing, a. & n. from {Snarl}, v. [1913 Webster] {Snarling iron}, a tool with a long beak, used in the process of snarling. When one end is held in a vise, and the shank is struck with a hammer, the repercussion of the other end, or beak,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snarling — index perverse, petulant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • snarling — 1. adjective growling, having a snarl. The snarling dog scared me away without ever opening its mouth and without making enough noise to wake the household. 2. noun growling, having a snarl. The snarling scared me awa …   Wiktionary

  • snarling — adj. Snarling is used with these nouns: ↑beast …   Collocations dictionary

  • snarling — adj. tending to snarl; making a growling sound; grumbling snÉ‘rl /snɑːl n. tangle, knot; complicated or confused situation; angry growl; irritated or hostile sound or remark, grumble v. growl angrily; make an irritated or hostile sound or… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snarling — a. See snappish …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • snarling — snarlˈing noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑snarl snarlˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑snarl …   Useful english dictionary

  • Snarling iron — Snarling Snarl ing, a. & n. from {Snarl}, v. [1913 Webster] {Snarling iron}, a tool with a long beak, used in the process of snarling. When one end is held in a vise, and the shank is struck with a hammer, the repercussion of the other end, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • snarling iron — noun Etymology: snarling from gerund of snarl (V) : a tool with a long beak used in making raised work on metal surfaces by repercussion …   Useful english dictionary

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