Definition of Snowk
1. snoke [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: snoke
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Literary usage of Snowk
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1887)
"To snowk ... Addit. to snowk, qv Nae doubt bot they were fain o' ither, An' anco pack an' thick ..."
2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To snowk, ». n. To smell about, -Clydes. Ettr. For. ... qv snowk, ». A smell ; used in a ludicrous way, Ibid. ..."
3. Complete Glossary to the Poetry and Prose of Robert Burns: With Upwards of by John Cuthbertson (1886)
"snowk. To scent or snuff, as a dog, horse, etc. Snook, to be lurking for a thing.—Bailey. Snuck, to smell.—Grose. ... to snowk, smell, search out.—Cotgrave. ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"Лес. To snowk, rn To smell about, Clydes. Ettr. For. A variety of SHOKE, qv snowk, i. A smell ; used in a ludicrous way, ibid. ..."
5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"... it •will, if not kept tight wound, suddenly twist into short knote, which are called snock-marli. Snod, [snod] adj. smooth. Sec Slope. snowk ..."