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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A species of stitchwort, Stellaria Holostea: so called from its brittle stem. Also called snappers, snap-cracker, and snapwort. Britten and Holland, Eng. Plant Names.


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  • He was always the bubble, play at what he would, and every snap-jack knew him to be his mark. '

    Anna St. Ives


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