Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of hauling a log, or of passing a line in a zigzag manner or spirally between two larger ropes.
  • noun A snake-like curl or spiral.

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  • verb Present participle of snake.
  • noun A layout or motion that snakes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Her hair was braided into a complicated sort of net, bits of chain snaking around the knots of silky black.

    Valentines, part the first

  • Destinies flicker in snaking forks from the fabric of space.

    Archive 2005-05-15

  • Destinies flicker in snaking forks from the fabric of space.

    Here Comes The Son

  • The word snaking through the pipeline is that Don Rozzini has been hiring illegals to help him cope with rising demand from summer tourists.

    McSweeney's

  • Something in the bush to his right moved and Galead swung, his sword snaking out.

    Last Sword Of Power

  • Gilgamesh, with the eye of the warrior born, saw the growing weakness in his opponent and launched a savage attack ... but it was too early and Culain blocked the blows and spun on his heel, his sword snaking out in a murderous riposte.

    Ghost King

  • The closest guard turned on her, his sword snaking toward her thigh.

    Conan the Valiant

  • Wotan leapt clear, his sword snaking into his hands.

    Last Sword Of Power

  • If any noobs lag behind and get strong items like they do in Mario Kart Wii, and take the leader's rightful position, the snaking is the suitable punishment.

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  • If any noobs lag behind and get strong items like they do in Mario Kart Wii, and take the leader's rightful position, the snaking is the suitable punishment.

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