Definition of Snoke

1. to prowl or sneak about [v SNOKED, SNOKING, SNOKES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snoke

snodding
snoddit
snods
snoek
snoeks
snoezelen
snoff
snoffs
snog
snogfest
snogfests
snogged
snogger
snogging
snogs
snoke (current term)
snoked
snokes
snoking
snollygoster
snollygosters
snood
snooded
snooding
snoods
snoof
snook
snooked
snooker
snooker table

Literary usage of Snoke

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1. Educational History of Ohio: A History of Its Progress Since the Formation by James Jesse Burns (1905)
"Her sister is married, and of her brothers, James snoke is a plumber at Ashland. Ohio, while Thomas snoke is a gas well driller in Licking county, Ohio. ..."

2. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"... snoke, snook, vn To smell at, with a strong or audible inspiration of the breath ; to snuff at. ... Pr. of Snook or snoke. Comp. Dan. snorke, to snore, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"snoke. To ferret out; to pry into. North. snoke-horne, Towneley Myst. p. ... Line. It occurs in the first sense in Pr. Parv. " Nieto, to snoke as ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"snoke. To smell, to search out, pry into—Hal. ; to lie lurking for a thing. ... Da. dial, snoke, to trace by scent ; at faae en snok af ..."

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