sneller

snell

2 [snel]
adjective Chiefly Scot.
1.
active; lively: a snell lad.
2.
witty: a snell remark.
3.
severe: snell weather.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Old High German snel (German schnell) quick, Old Norse snjallr excellent

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snell (snɛl)
 
adj
(Scot) biting; bitter; sharp
 
[Old English snel quick, active]

Snell (snɛl)
 
n
Peter (George). born 1938, New Zealand athlete; winner of three Olympic gold medals: for the 800 metres in 1960, and again in 1964, when he also won gold for the 1500 metres

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Snell (sněl), George. Born 1903.

American geneticist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning cell structure that enhanced understanding of the immunological system, resulting in higher success rates in organ transplantation.

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