Sneck (?), v. t. [See Snatch.]

To fasten by a hatch; to latch, as a door.

[Scot. & Prov. Eng.]

Sneck up, be silent; shut up; hold your peace. <-- Obs or archaic? -->

Shak.

 

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Sneck, n.

A door latch.

[Scot. & Prov. Eng.]

Sneck band, a latchstring. Burns. -- Sneck drawer, a latch lifter; a bolt drawer; hence, a sly person; a cozener; a cheat; -- called also sneckdraw. -- Sneck drawing, lifting the latch.

 

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