snell

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snell englanniksi

  1. Quick, smart; sharp, active, brisk or nimble; lively.

  2. 1720 - Allan Ramsay, ''Edinburgh's Salutation to Lord Carnarvon''.

  3. That in ilk action, wise and snell / You may shaw Manly fire.
  4. 1852 - John Brown, "Rab and his Friends".

  5. That horny-handed, snell, peremptory little man.
  6. 1889 - James Robertson, ''The Early Religion of Israel''.

  7. Amos is a lithe, keen, snell man.
  8. Quick-witted; witty.

  9. Harsh; severe.

  10. A short line of horsehair, gut, monofilament, etc., by which a fishhook or lure is attached to a longer (and usually heavier) line.

  11. 1979, Cormac McCarthy, ''Suttree'', Random House, p.194:

  12. He tied on new baited snells and recovered the current with the oars.
  13. To tie a hook to the end of a line with a knot.

  14. ''Can you show me how to snell a hook?''

  15. Spindle, where the spun thread collects.

  16. Tadpole.