Snift (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snifted; p. pr. & vb. n. Snifting.] [From Sniff.]

1.

To snort.

[Obs.] "Resentment expressed by snifting."

Johnson.

2.

To sniff; to snuff; to smell.

It now appears that they were still snifing and hankering after their old quarters. Landor.

 

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Snift, n.

1.

A moment.

[Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

2.

Slight snow; sleet.

[Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

 

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