Definition of Snails

1. interj. God's nails, or His nails, that is, the nails with which the Savior was fastened to the cross; -- an ancient form of oath, corresponding to 'Od's bodikins (dim. of body, i.e., God's dear body).



Definition of Snails

1. Noun. (plural of snail) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snails

1. snail [v] - See also: snail

Medical Definition of Snails

1. Marine, freshwater, or terrestrial mollusks of the class gastropoda. most have an enclosing spiral shell, and several genera harbor parasites pathogenic to man. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snails

snail darter
snail fever
snail flower
snail mail
snailase
snailed
snaileries
snailery
snailfish
snailflower
snailier
snailiest
snailing
snailish
snaillike
snails (current term)
snailshell
snailshells
snailspace
snaily
snake's-head
snake's-tongue
snake's head fritillary
snake-fish
snake-head
snake-necked turtle
snake-rail fence
snake bites
snake charmer

Literary usage of Snails

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1918)
"SELF FERTILIZATION IN THE AIR-BREATHING POND snails. HAROLD SELLERS COLTON, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA ... If these young snails grew to adult size and laid ..."

2. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"A for Primary Experience with snails By Charrie Hunter Teacher, Maple Hill Elementary School, Walnut Valley Unified School District; and Teacher/Consultant, ..."

3. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1874)
"An Italian peasant girl was seen to collect three quarts of snails in two hours, ... The snails which she selected were of the large brown kind. ..."

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