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"simple bridle-bit," 1530s, of uncertain origin, perhaps from or related to Dutch snavel "beak, bill;" cf. German Schnabel "beak, face," Old English nebb, Old Norse neff "beak, nose" (see neb).
To steal; appropriate; swipe: A streetwalker would have snaffled the lot (1725+)