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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of snap.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A spelling of snapped, preterit and past participle of snap.


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  • Ai thot, maabee teh gaytur iz bein throwd intu teh wadder, n dey snapt teh pixshur jus b 4 it hit teh wadder, but den it lux lyke the gayturz tayl haz bin swishin inna wadder 4 2 lawng, az if it wuz suspendeded sumhow.

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  • Historians say, that her sin was written upon her judgment, who some time thereafter was dancing upon the ice, and it broke, and snapt the head off her; her head danced above, and her feet beneath.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Miss B. would never have committed herself as that imprudent Amelia had done; pledged her love irretrievably; confessed her heart away, and got back nothing — only a brittle promise which was snapt and worthless in a moment.

    Vanity Fair

  • Over this is the head of a white lily snapt short off, and just falling from the stalk; and this inscription over that, between the principal plate and the lily:

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • And Sally, on this occasion, with an affected and malicious laugh, snapt her fingers at me, and pointing two of each hand forkedly at me, bid me remember the lines I once showed her of my favourite Jack Dryden, as she always familiarly calls that celebrated poet:

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Pierced through his side, and there snapt, and remained.

    Idylls of the King

  • Faire Ladies, I have bene so often checkt and snapt, for my yesterdayes matter and argument of discoursing, which was both tedious and offensive to you; that if I intended to make you any amends, I should now undertake to tell such a Tale, as might put you into a mirthfull humour.

    The Decameron

  • Eternal sorrow sat upon his face as he bent down and kissed the forehead of the boys, who from that hour withered like flowers snapt upon the stalk.

    Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus

  • Blindly, perhaps, you will regret me for your own sakes; but for mine, you will be grateful to the Providence which has snapt the heavy chain binding me to unutterable sorrow, and which permits me from my lowly grass-grown tomb to say to you, I am at peace.

    The Mourner

  • But if the sentiment on which the fabric of her existence was founded, became common place through participation, the endless succession of attentions and graceful action snapt by transfer, his universe of love wrested from her, happiness must depart, and then be exchanged for its opposite.

    The Last Man


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