snicket

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English[edit]

A snicket in Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

Etymology[edit]

UK 19th century. Etymology unknown.

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Noun[edit]

snicket (plural snickets)

  1. (Northern England) A narrow passage or alley.
    • 2018 January 25, CptPanda29 [username], “People in my town are actually trying to eat detergent pods.”, in Reddit[1], r/CasualUK:
      It's spread to my little suburb in York. Walking to the barbers down a snicket and there's three of these plastic bags of detergent bitten open spilt on the floor.

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