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snakebite

[sneyk-bahyt] /ˈsneɪkˌbaɪt/
noun
1.
the bite of a snake, especially of one that is venomous.
2.
the resulting painful, toxic condition.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; snake + bite
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British Dictionary definitions for snakebite

snakebite

/ˈsneɪkˌbaɪt/
noun
1.
a bite inflicted by a snake, esp a venomous one
2.
a drink of cider and lager
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