Snick Snick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snicked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snicking}.] 1. To cut slightly; to strike, or strike off, as by cutting. --H. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]

2. (Cricket) To hit (a ball) lightly. --R. A. Proctor. [1913 Webster]

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  • Snick — Snick, n. [Prov. E. snick a notch; cf. Icel. snikka nick, cut.] 1. A small cut or mark. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cricket) A slight hit or tip of the ball, often unintentional. [1913 Webster] 3. (Fiber) A knot or irregularity in yarn. Knight. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snick — Snick, n. & v. t. See {Sneck}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Snick up}, shut up; silenced. See Sneck up, under {Sneck}. [1913 Webster] Give him money, George, and let him go snick up. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snick — ► VERB 1) cut a small notch or incision in. 2) make or cause to make a clicking sound. ► NOUN 1) a small notch or cut. 2) a sharp click. ORIGIN probably from obsolete snick or snee «fight with knives» …   English terms dictionary

  • snick — snick1 [snik] n. [prob. back form. < snick or snee: see SNICKERSNEE] 1. a small cut or notch; nick 2. Cricket a glancing blow vt. 1. to cut slightly; nick 2. Cricket to hit (the ball) a glancing blow snick2 …   English World dictionary

  • snick — 1962, Amer.Eng., from common pronunciation of SNCC, acronym for Student Non violent Co ordinating Committee, black civil rights organization …   Etymology dictionary

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  • snick — per·snick·e·ti·ness; per·snick·e·ty; snick·er·er; snick·er·ing·ly; snick·et; snick; snick·er; snick·er·snee; snick·le; per·snick·i·ty; …   English syllables

  • Snick — Rudy Van Snick (* 6. Februar 1956 in Zottegem) ist ein belgischer Bergsteiger. 1990 war er der erste Belgier, der den Gipfel des Mount Everest erklomm. Van Snick hat auch alle anderen Berge der Seven Summits bestiegen. Für den Aufstieg zum… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • snick — I. verb Etymology: probably from obsolete snick or snee to engage in cut and thrust fighting more at snickersnee Date: circa 1700 transitive verb 1. archaic to cut through 2. to cut slightly intransitive verb to perform a light cutting action II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snick — 1. verb /snɪk/ a) To cut or snip b) to hit the ball with the edge of the bat, causing a slight deflection 2. noun /snɪk/ a) a small deflection of the ball off the side of the bat; often carries to the wicketkeeper for a catch …   Wiktionary

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