snibbing

snib

[snib] Chiefly Scot.
noun
1.
a bolt, catch, lock, or fastening on a door or window.
2.
the catch that holds the bolt on a lock.
verb (used with object), snibbed, snibbing.
3.
to bolt or fasten (a door or window).
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snib (snɪb)
 
n
1.  the bolt or fastening of a door, window, etc
 
vb , snibs, snibbing, snibbed
2.  to bolt or fasten (a door)
 
[C19: of uncertain origin; perhaps from Low German snibbe beak]

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