sneap

Sneap

Sneap\, v. t. [Cf. Icel. sneypa to dishonor, disgrace, chide, but also E. snip, and snub.]

1. To check; to reprimand; to rebuke; to chide. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.

2. To nip; to blast; to blight. [Obs.]

Biron is like an envious, sneaping frost. --Shak.
Webster's Revised

Sneap

Sneap\, n. A reprimand; a rebuke. [Obs.]

My lord, I will not undergo this sneap without reply. --Shak.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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