snift

Snift

Snift\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snifted; p. pr. & vb. n. Snifting.] [From Sniff.]

1. To snort. [Obs.] "Resentment expressed by snifting." --Johnson.

2. To sniff; to snuff; to smell.

It now appears that they were still snifing and hankering after their old quarters. --Landor.
Webster's Revised

Snift

Snift\, n. 1. A moment. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

2. Slight snow; sleet. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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