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Snipe

n.1.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline game birds of the family Scolopacidæ, having a long, slender, nearly straight beak.
2.A fool; a blockhead.
Half snipe
the dunlin; the jacksnipe.
Jack snipe
See Jacksnipe.
Quail snipe
See under Quail.
Robin snipe
the knot.
Sea snipe
See in the Vocabulary.
Shore snipe
any sandpiper.
Snipe hawk
the marsh harrier.
Stone snipe
the tattler.
Summer snipe
the dunlin; the green and the common European sandpipers.
Winter snipe
See Rock snipe, under Rock.
Woodcock snipe
the great snipe.
v. i.1.To shoot or hunt snipe.
[imp. & p. p. Sniped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sniping .]
2.To shoot at detached men of an enemy's forces at long range, esp. when not in action; - often with at.
snipe at
to aim petty or snide criticisms at (a person) in his absence.
v. t.1.To shoot at (detached men of an enemy's force) at long range, esp. when not in action.
2.To nose (a log) to make it drag or slip easily in skidding.
Noun1.snipe - Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
2.snipe - a gunshot from a concealed location
Verb1.snipe - hunt or shoot snipe
2.snipe - aim and shoot with great precision
Synonyms: sharpshoot
3.snipe - attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
aim at, attack, barrage, blast, blitz, bombard, cannon, cannonade, carp at, charge, cock, commence firing, criticize, deride, detonate, discharge, drop, eject, enfilade, fell, fire, fire a volley, fire at, fire off, fire upon, fusillade, gun, gun for, hit, knock, let fly, let off, load, mortar, open fire, open up on, pan, pelt, pepper, pick off, pistol, plug, pop at, pot, potshoot, potshot, prime, rake, rap, riddle, shell, shoot, shoot at, shoot down, slam, snipe at, strafe, strike, take a potshot, take aim at, torpedo, zero in on
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sniffer
Sniffing
Sniffle
sniffler
sniffly
sniffy
Snift
snifter
Snifting
Snifting valve
Snig
Snigger
Sniggle
Snip
snip off
Snip-snap
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snipe at
Snipe hawk
snipe hunt
Snipebill
Snipefish
sniper
sniper rifle
Snippack
Snipper
Snipper-snaper
Snippet
Snippety
snipping
snips
Snipy
snit
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