Snub post
Snub Snub, n. 1. A knot; a protuberance; a song. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

[A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. A check or rebuke; an intended slight. --J. Foster. [1913 Webster]

{Snub nose}, a short or flat nose.

{Snub post}, or {Snubbing post} (Naut.), a post on a dock or shore, around which a rope is thrown to check the motion of a vessel. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Snub — Snub, n. 1. A knot; a protuberance; a song. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] [A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A check or rebuke; an intended slight. J. Foster. [1913 Webster] {Snub nose}, a short or flat nose. {Snub… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snub nose — Snub Snub, n. 1. A knot; a protuberance; a song. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] [A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A check or rebuke; an intended slight. J. Foster. [1913 Webster] {Snub nose}, a short or flat nose.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snub — [snub] vt. snubbed, snubbing [ME snubben < ON snubba, to chide, snub] 1. Obs. to check or interrupt with sharp or slighting words 2. to treat with scorn, contempt, disdain, etc.; behave coldly toward; slight or ignore 3. a) to check suddenly… …   English World dictionary

  • snub — I. transitive verb (snubbed; snubbing) Etymology: Middle English snibben, snubben, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse snubba to scold, Swedish dialect snubba to reproach, cut off Date: 13th century 1. to check or stop with a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snub — v., n., & adj. v.tr. (snubbed, snubbing) 1 rebuff or humiliate with sharp words or a marked lack of cordiality. 2 check the movement of (a boat, horse, etc.) esp. by a rope wound round a post etc. n. an act of snubbing; a rebuff. adj. short and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • snub — verb (snubs, snubbing, snubbed) 1》 ignore or spurn disdainfully. 2》 restrict the movement of (a horse or boat) by means of a rope wound round a post. noun an act of snubbing. adjective (of a person s nose) short and turned up at the end. Origin… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Snubbing post — Snub Snub, n. 1. A knot; a protuberance; a song. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] [A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A check or rebuke; an intended slight. J. Foster. [1913 Webster] {Snub nose}, a short or flat nose.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snubbing post — noun : a post around which a line is thrown to snub something * * * snubbing post noun A post for passing a rope round, so as to stop a boat or horse • • • Main Entry: ↑snub …   Useful english dictionary

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