I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1785 one that snitches ; tattletale II. intransitive verb Date: 1801 inform, tattlesnitcher noun III. transitive verb Etymology: probably alteration of snatch Date: 1904 to take by stealth ; pilfer

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