Snathe
Snathe \Snathe\ (sn[=a][th]), v. t. [Cf. Icel. snei[eth]a to cut into alices, sn[=i][eth]a to cut; akin to AS. besn[=ae]dan, sn[=i][eth]an, G. schneiden, OHG. sn[=i]dan, Goth. snei[thorn]an to cut, to reap, and E. snath, snithe.] To lop; to prune. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • snathe —  to snathe or snare, to prune trees, to cut off the boughs of ash or other timber trees, of which this word is used, as prune is of fruit trees. N. A SNATHE, the handle of a scythe. S …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • snathe — Snath Snath (sn[a^]th), n. [Cf. AS. sn[=i][eth]an to cut, to mow, sn[=ae]d a bite, bit, snip.] The handle of a scythe; a snead. [Variously written in England {snead}, {sneed}, {sneath}, {sneeth}, {snathe}, etc.; in Scotland written {sned}.] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snathe — noun see snath …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snathe — noun see snath …   Useful english dictionary

  • snath — [snāthsnath] n. [altered (infl. by dial. snathe, to lop, prune < ON sneitha, to cut; akin to OE snithan: see SCHNITZEL) < OE snæd] the curved shaft or handle of a scythe: also snathe [snāth] …   English World dictionary

  • snare —  to snathe or snare, to prune trees, to cut off the boughs of ash or other timber trees, of which this word is used, as prune is of fruit trees. N. A SNATHE, the handle of a scythe. S …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Snath — (sn[a^]th), n. [Cf. AS. sn[=i][eth]an to cut, to mow, sn[=ae]d a bite, bit, snip.] The handle of a scythe; a snead. [Variously written in England {snead}, {sneed}, {sneath}, {sneeth}, {snathe}, etc.; in Scotland written {sned}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snattock — Snat tock (sn[a^]t t[u^]k), n. [See {Snathe}.] A chip; a slice. [Prov. Eng.] Gayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snead — Snath Snath (sn[a^]th), n. [Cf. AS. sn[=i][eth]an to cut, to mow, sn[=ae]d a bite, bit, snip.] The handle of a scythe; a snead. [Variously written in England {snead}, {sneed}, {sneath}, {sneeth}, {snathe}, etc.; in Scotland written {sned}.] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sneath — Snath Snath (sn[a^]th), n. [Cf. AS. sn[=i][eth]an to cut, to mow, sn[=ae]d a bite, bit, snip.] The handle of a scythe; a snead. [Variously written in England {snead}, {sneed}, {sneath}, {sneeth}, {snathe}, etc.; in Scotland written {sned}.] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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