Sneck drawing
Sneck Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Sneck band}, a latchstring. --Burns.

{Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; -- called also {sneckdraw}.

{Sneck drawing}, lifting the latch. [1913 Webster]


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  • sneck-drawing — sneckˈ drawing noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑sneck …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sneck — Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Sneck band}, a latchstring. Burns. {Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; called also {sneckdraw}. {Sneck drawing}, lifting the latch.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sneck band — Sneck Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Sneck band}, a latchstring. Burns. {Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; called also {sneckdraw}. {Sneck drawing}, lifting the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sneck drawer — Sneck Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Sneck band}, a latchstring. Burns. {Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; called also {sneckdraw}. {Sneck drawing}, lifting the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sneckdraw — Sneck Sneck, n. A door latch. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Sneck band}, a latchstring. Burns. {Sneck drawer}, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; called also {sneckdraw}. {Sneck drawing}, lifting the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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