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.