Snifted
Snift Snift, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Snifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snifting}.] [From {Sniff}.] 1. To snort. [Obs.] ``Resentment expressed by snifting.'' --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. To sniff; to snuff; to smell. [1913 Webster]

It now appears that they were still snifing and hankering after their old quarters. --Landor. [1913 Webster]


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  • Snift — Snift, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Snifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snifting}.] [From {Sniff}.] 1. To snort. [Obs.] Resentment expressed by snifting. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. To sniff; to snuff; to smell. [1913 Webster] It now appears that they were still… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snifting — Snift Snift, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Snifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snifting}.] [From {Sniff}.] 1. To snort. [Obs.] Resentment expressed by snifting. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. To sniff; to snuff; to smell. [1913 Webster] It now appears that they were… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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