sniggles

sniggle

[snig-uhl]
verb (used without object), sniggled, sniggling.
1.
to fish for eels by thrusting a baited hook into their lurking places.
verb (used with object), sniggled, sniggling.
2.
to catch by sniggling.

Origin:
1645–55; snig eel (late Middle English snigge) + -le

sniggler [snig-ler] , noun
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sniggle (ˈsnɪɡəl)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to fish for eels by dangling or thrusting a baited hook into cavities
2.  (tr) to catch (eels) by sniggling
 
n
3.  the baited hook used for sniggling eels
 
[C17: from C15 snig young eel]
 
'sniggler
 
n

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