sneck posset

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Noun[edit]

sneck posset ‎(plural sneck possets)

  1. (archaic, Britain) A fastened latch.
  2. (idiomatic, Britain) A cold reception, closing the door on a visitor

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References[edit]

  • sneck posset, in Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors, by Peter Richard Wilkinson, 2002.
  • sneck posset, in Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, 1894, page 1155