Definition of Snaste

1. Noun. The burnt or burning part of the wick of a candle ¹



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Definition of Snaste

1. a wick [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snaste

snarliest
snarling
snarlingly
snarlings
snarls
snarly
snarred
snarring
snars
snary
snash
snashed
snashes
snashing
snast
snaste (current term)
snastes
snasts
snatch and run
snatch and runs
snatch block
snatch blocks
snatch defeat from the jaws of victory
snatch the pebble
snatch up
snatch victory from the jaws of defeat
snatchable
snatched
snatched the pebble

Literary usage of Snaste

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1. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"A defective wick, which not being equably consumed, causes the candle to gutter and waste. A coining letter is foretold by a projecting spark on the snaste. ..."

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