Snap"hance`\, n. [D. snaphaan a gun, originally, the snapping cock of a gun. See Snap, and Hen.]

1. A spring lock for discharging a firearm; also, the firearm to which it is attached. [Obs.]

2. A trifling or second-rate thing or person. [Obs.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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