snig|gle

snig|gle
snig|gle «SNIHG uhl», verb, -gled, -gling.
–v.i.
to fish for eels by dropping a baited hook into their lurking place.
–v.t.
to catch (eels) in this way.
[apparently related to snig (Cf.snig)]

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  • sniggle — snig•gle [[t]ˈsnɪg əl[/t]] v. gled, gling 1) to fish for eels by thrusting a baited hook into their lurking places 2) to catch by sniggling • Etymology: 1645–55; snig eel (late ME snygge) + le …   From formal English to slang

  • Sniggle — Snig gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sniggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sniggling}.] [See {Snig} a kind of eel.] To fish for eels by thrusting the baited hook into their holes or hiding places. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sniggled — Sniggle Snig gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sniggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sniggling}.] [See {Snig} a kind of eel.] To fish for eels by thrusting the baited hook into their holes or hiding places. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sniggling — Sniggle Snig gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sniggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sniggling}.] [See {Snig} a kind of eel.] To fish for eels by thrusting the baited hook into their holes or hiding places. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sniggle — Snig gle, v. t. To catch, as an eel, by sniggling; hence, to hook; to insnare. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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