Sniggling
Sniggle Snig"gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sniggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sniggling}.] [See {Snig} a kind of eel.] To fish for eels by thrusting the baited hook into their holes or hiding places. --Walton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sniggle — Snig gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sniggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sniggling}.] [See {Snig} a kind of eel.] To fish for eels by thrusting the baited hook into their holes or hiding places. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sniggle — Snig gle, v. t. To catch, as an eel, by sniggling; hence, to hook; to insnare. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sniggled — Sniggle Snig gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sniggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sniggling}.] [See {Snig} a kind of eel.] To fish for eels by thrusting the baited hook into their holes or hiding places. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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