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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 ..."