Definition of Snicket

1. Noun. (Northern England) A narrow passage leading from one place to another. ¹



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Definition of Snicket

1. a narrow back street [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snicket

snick or snee
snicked
snicker
snicker-snack
snickerdoodle
snickerdoodles
snickered
snickerer
snickerers
snickering
snickeringly
snickers
snickersnee
snickersnees
snickery
snicket (current term)
snickets
snicking
snicks
snide
snidely
snideness
snidenesses
snider
snides
snidest
snie
snied
snies
sniff

Literary usage of Snicket

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1901)
"MA " snicket."—In the Sun newspaper, published in London 12 March, an anonymous ... Miss E. Dobson tells me that snicket is used in the West Riding of ..."

2. Report and Transactions (1887)
"SE" " snicket = a little piece cut off. Used by an old family nurse, ... E." The old word snicket, a latch, is of course quite different. ..."

3. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"Sike, ' a drain." Skrike, sb. Sleek, ' to slake.' snicket, ' n forward girl.' Sock. to its legs.' Tack, ' a nasty taste. ..."

4. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"A hallmark of the Lemony snicket series is the use of incredibly complex language. What snicket does so admirably is define these words in context to make ..."

5. Naked Reading: Uncovering What Tweens Need to Become Lifelong Readers by Teri S. Lesesne (2006)
"Later, they explored Animorphs and Lemony snicket. ... Natalie reads and rereads Harry Potter and Lemony snicket because, "you know, you miss stuff the ..."

6. A Glossary of the Lancashire Dialect by John Howard Nodal, George Milner (1875)
"( Lanc)> v- to «XT T \ UP- snicket, sb. a naughty or forward girl. WAUGH. ... snicket ? Chimney Corner, p. 26. ..."

7. Contributions to the History of the English Gutturals Sounds by Henry Cecil Kennedy Wyld (1899)
"snicket, ' a forward girl.' Sock. Tack, ' a nasty taste.' Tackle, ' to take in hand.' Thick, ' friendly,' etc. Tickle, ' nice, dainty. ..."

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