Definition of Snigging
1. snig [v] - See also: snig
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Literary usage of Snigging
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Session on Tropical Forestry for People of the Pacific edited by C. Eugene Conrad, Leonard A. Newell (1994)
"General specifications applicable to all areas require the blade of any snigging equipment not to exceed 4 m (consistent with maximum snig track width), ..."
2. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"The chain employed in the process of snigging timber, or dragging it out from where it was felled. Sniggle. ..."
3. The Dialect of Leeds and Its Neighbourhood: Illustrated by Conversations and by C. Clough Robinson (1862)
"To cut at random; to damage by cutting, as a child amuses itself with a newly-found pair of scissors in " snigging " over its pinafore. SNIPS. Shares. ..."
4. The English Review (1850)
"He who began with snigging a stray hare, more " to be even with the old squire" than for any graver cause, marches forth to his end with a miscreant gang, ..."
5. On the Wool Track by Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean (1910)
"It was in the mountains in the South, and he was loading tree trunks—"snigging" them into position (that is, dragging them along by their ends yoked up to ..."
6. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"... one near to remove it, the animal dies for want of air to the lungs. Snag, v. to lop off the branches of trees. Snagg'd, lopped. Snagging, or snigging. ..."
7. On Some Deficiencies in Our English Dictionaries: Being the Substance of Two by Richard Chenevix Trench (1860)
"Others are so dangerously worldly, snigging and biting, usurers, hard and oppressing."—Ib. id. p. 211. 8 " The ground did cranny everywhere, and light did ..."