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Snick   Listen

(past & past part. snicked; pres. part. snicking)
Hit a glancing blow with the edge of the bat.
Cut slightly, with a razor.  Synonym: nick.

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"Snick" Quotes from Famous Books

... and in that time of darkness, I heard a jingle in the direction of the door, and strained to look. The effect of the bright light passed, and I could see clearly again. The great entrance door was being slowly closed. It shut with a sharp snick, and there followed a long silence, broken only by ...
— Carnacki, The Ghost Finder • William Hope Hodgson

... a sharp metallic "snick," an electric bulb hanging from the ceiling flamed out luminously, a cupboard door flashed open, a voice cried out in joyous, perfect English: "Thank God for a man!" And, switching round with a cry of amazement, he found ...
— Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces • Thomas W. Hanshew

... "Precisely" cut across that sentence with a snick like a pair of shears and left a little ...
— Mary Wollaston • Henry Kitchell Webster

Words linked to "Snick" :   contact, hit, physical contact, cut, cutting, cricket

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