Snick (?), n. [Prov. E. snick a notch; cf. Icel. snikka nick, cut.]


A small cut or mark.

2. Cricket

A slight hit or tip of the ball, often unintentional.

3. Fiber

A knot or irregularity in yarn.


4. Furriery

A snip or cut, as in the hair of a beast.

Snick and snee [cf. D. snee, snede, a cut], a combat with knives. [Obs.]



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Snick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snicked (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Snicking.]


To cut slightly; to strike, or strike off, as by cutting.

H. Kingsley.

2. Cricket

To hit (a ball) lightly.

R. A. Proctor.


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Snick, n. & v. t.

See Sneck.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

Snick up, shut up; silenced. See Sneck up, under Sneck.

Give him money, George, and let him go snick up. Beau & Fl.


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