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Definition of Snift
SniftSniff Sniff, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sniffedor Snift; p. pr. &
vb. n. Sniffing.] [OE. sneven; akin to snivel, snuff; cf.
Dan. snive to sniff. See Snuff, v. t.]
To draw air audibly up the nose; to snuff; -- sometimes done
as a gesture of suspicion, offense, or contempt.
So ye grow squeamish, gods, and sniff at heaven. --M.
Arnold. SniftSnift Snift, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snifted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Snifting.] [From Sniff.]
1. To snort. [Obs.] ``Resentment expressed by snifting.'
2. To sniff; to snuff; to smell.
It now appears that they were still snifing and
hankering after their old quarters. --Landor.
Snift Snift, n.
1. A moment. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
2. Slight snow; sleet. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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