sniggle

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See snig (a kind of eel).

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sniggle (third-person singular simple present sniggles, present participle sniggling, simple past and past participle sniggled)

  1. To catch an eel by thrusting a baited hook into its den.
  2. Alternate spelling and pronunciation of snicker (corruption with giggle.) To chortle or chuckle.
  3. (obsolete) To steal something of little value; diminutive corruption of snag + diminutive suffix.

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