Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A knife, especially a large knife; a dirk.
- v. Seventeenth-century spelling of sny (abound, swarm, teem, be infested).
“The parallel reports of the oil and gold strikes came in only five hours apart, and made their way swiftly up the chain of command, ending in a "flash" priority Special National Intelligence Estimate (called a SNIE, and pronounced "snee") destined for the President's desk right after his next breakfast, to be delivered by his National Security Adviser, Dr. Benjamin Goodley.”
“There was the cross-feathered snee, I remember, which was said by the bird books to be really the same as the sidehill mooney.”
“Snigger-snee 'em; the _Scotch_ Cook them; and the wild _Irish_ eat 'em.”
“When he saw that John was still inexorable, he pulled out a case-knife, with which he used to snicker-snee, and threatened to cut his own throat.”
“We had a whole terminology when you would sneeze and pee, we'd call it 'snee,'" she said, laughing.”
“Such a loss. snee Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 02: 23 AM EST that was too weak to even jump a dogfish. i don't like the idea of jim dying, but the lead up was lame so i didn't even cry ... and i'm a cryer! we needed jim because dr. payne left. (this new guy is boring.) jamiep12345 Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 02: 23 AM EST”
“Well, after it was put in the Mericy Cordial Mendicants’ Sitter-dag-Zindeh – Munaday Wakeschrift (for once they sullied their white kidloves, chewing cuds after their dinners of cheeckin and beggin, with their show us it here and their mind out of that and their when you’re quite finished with the reading matarial), even the snee that snowdon his hoaring hair had a skunner against him.”
“a red heart on it, pierced by a dagger that was dropping red drops very sentimentally; and it said would she not hasten to take her vast beauty out in the moonlight, to walk with Herman under the quiet trees while the nightingale warbled and the snee, or sidehill mooney, called to its lovemate?”
“a world of orders, which were not very strictly attended to; one man being busy in lighting his pipe, and another in sharpening his snicker-snee.”
“snee, mckenzie. that has to be the most talent and skill right”
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