Sneap (?), v. t. [Cf. Icel. sneypa to dishonor, disgrace, chide, but also E. snip, and snub.]

1.

To check; to reprimand; to rebuke; to chide.

[Obs.]

Bp. Hall.

2.

To nip; to blast; to blight.

[Obs.]

Biron is like an envious, sneaping frost. Shak.

 

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Sneap, n.

A reprimand; a rebuke.

[Obs.]

My lord, I will not undergo this sneap without reply. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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