snarf = S = snarf down

snarf & barf /snarf'n-barf`/ n.

Under a WIMP environment, the act of grabbing a region of text and then stuffing the contents of that region into another region (or the same one) to avoid retyping a command line. In the late 1960s, this was a mainstream expression for an `eat now, regret it later' cheap-restaurant expedition.

--Jargon File, autonoded by rescdsk.

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