Snap"hance` (?), n. [D. snaphaan a gun, originally, the snapping cock of a gun. See Snap, and Hen.]

1.

A spring lock for discharging a firearm; also, the firearm to which it is attached.

[Obs.]

2.

A trifling or second-rate thing or person.

[Obs.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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