Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • verb obsolete Simple past tense and past participle of snap.

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Examples

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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