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Meaning of SNAFFLE

Pronunciation:  'snaful

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a simple jointed bit for a horse; without a curb
  2. [v]  fit or restrain with a snaffle, as of horses
  3. [v]  get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"

SNAFFLE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: grab, snaffle bit, snap up
 See Also: bit, bridle, hog, take



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Snaf"fle\, n. [D. snavel a beak, bill, snout; akin to
    G. schnabel, OHG. snabul,. sneb, snebbe, OFries. snavel
    mouth, Dan. & Sw. snabel beak, bill, Lith. snapas, and to E.
    snap, v. See {Snap}, and cf. {Neb}.]
    A kind of bridle bit, having a joint in the part to be placed
    in the mouth, and rings and cheek pieces at the ends, but
    having no curb; -- called also {snaffle bit}.
  2. \Snaf"fle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snaffled}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Snaffling}.]
    To put a snaffle in the mouth of; to subject to the snaffle;
    to bridle.