Snip

Definition of Snip

v. t.1.To cut off the nip or neb of, or to cut off at once with shears or scissors; to clip off suddenly; to nip; hence, to break off; to snatch away.
[imp. & p. p. Snipped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Snipping.]
Curbed and snipped in my younger years by fear of my parents from those vicious excrescences to which that age was subject.
- Fuller.
The captain seldom ordered anything out of the ship's stores . . . but I snipped some of it for my own share.
- De Foe.
n.1.A single cut, as with shears or scissors; a clip.
2.A small shred; a bit cut off.
3.A share; a snack.
4.A tailor.
5.Small hand shears for cutting sheet metal.

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