sneck

sneck

1 [snek]
noun Scot. and North England.
a door latch or its lever.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English snek(k); cf. snatch

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sneck

2 [snek] Masonry.
noun
1.
a small stone, as a spall, inserted into the spaces between larger pieces of rubble in a wall.
verb (used with object)
2.
to fill (spaces between larger stones) with snecks.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English; origin uncertain

snecker, noun
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sneck1 (snɛk)
 
n
1.  a small squared stone used in a rubble wall to fill spaces between stones of different height
2.  dialect chiefly (Scot), (Northern English) the latch or catch of a door or gate
 
vb
3.  dialect chiefly (Scot), (Northern English) to fasten (a latch)
 
[C15 snekk, of uncertain origin]

sneck2 (snɛk)
 
n, —vb
a Scot word for snick

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jargon
The sound made by deboursification, according to Sam Spade anti-spam software.
(1999-09-15)

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