Sneck up
Sneck \Sneck\, v. t. [See {Snatch}.] To fasten by a hatch; to latch, as a door. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Sneck up}, be silent; shut up; hold your peace. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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