from The Century Dictionary.

  • Neat; trim; smooth.
  • To trim; make trim or tidy; set in order.
  • noun An obsolete or dialectal (Scotch) form of snood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Prov. Eng. & Scot. Trimmed; smooth; neat; trim; sly; cunning; demure.
  • noun Obs. or Prov. Eng. A fillet; a headband; a snood.


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  • A hasty pattering of carpet-slippered feet on the creaking snow, around the kirk, and there was the neatest little apple-cheeked peasant woman in Scotland, "snod" from her smooth, frosted hair, spotless linen mutch and lawn kerchief, to her white, lamb's wool stockings.

    Greyfriars Bobby

  • This text, which was outside The Three Basket-like Collections (sDe-snod gsum, Skt. Tripitaka, Three Baskets), added, for instance, the detail that Buddha was a born as a prince in a royal family.

    The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

  • From the point of view of what the teachings are opponents for, there are The Three Baskets (sDe-snod gsum, Skt. Tripitaka),

    The Twelve Scriptural Categories

  • Tibetans translated both shaiksha and shishya as lobma (slob-ma), vaineya as dulja (gdul-bya), and bhajana as no (snod).

    Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship ��� 3 The Traditional Meaning of a Spiritual Seeker

  • For thirty-two years, the founder himself maintained the monastery as a great institution by giving extensive discourses on the Three Baskets (sDe-snod gsum, Skt. Tripitaka) with respect to sutra studies and on the four classes of tantra with respect to tantra studies.

    A Brief History of Drepung Monastery

  • Weel-a-weel, we landit at Edinboro, an Meg was waitin's, an 'as mony bairns wi' her as wudda startit a raggit schule -- although they were a 'braw an' snod, I ashure ye.

    My Man Sandy

  • Campbell country; now, as I say, they were very snod, the scurviest of the knaves set up with his hosen and brogues.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • He's a snod bit stockie -- a little beld, an 'bowd-leggit, an' wants a thoom.

    My Man Sandy

  • But we got him made gey snod, an 'syne we gaed inby to the ben-hoose fireside, an' had

    My Man Sandy

  • And there was snod Mistress Jeanie, forgetting her spotless gown and kneeling in the snow.

    Greyfriars Bobby


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