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sneck1

[snek] /snɛk/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
a door latch or its lever.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English snek(k); cf. snatch

sneck2

[snek] /snɛk/
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
Related forms
snecker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sneck

sneck1

/snɛk/
noun
1.
a small squared stone used in a rubble wall to fill spaces between stones of different height
2.
(dialect, mainly Scot & Northern English) the latch or catch of a door or gate
verb
3.
(dialect, mainly Scot & Northern English) to fasten (a latch)
Word Origin
C15 snekk, of uncertain origin

sneck2

/snɛk/
noun, verb
1.
a Scot word for snick
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sneck in Technology

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

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