Snipe

A snipe is any of about 25 wading bird species in three genera in the family Scolopacidae. They are characterized by a very long, slender bill and crypsis plumage. The Gallinago snipes have a nearly worldwide distribution, the Lymnocryptes jack snipe is restricted to Asia and Europe and the Coenocorypha snipes are found only in the Outlying Island...
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snipe

[n] - Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family 2. [v] - hunt snipe 3. [v] - hunt or shoot snipe
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Snipe

• (v. t.) To nose (a log) to make it drag or slip easily in skidding. • (v. i.) To shoot at detached men of an enemy`s forces at long range, esp. when not in action; -- often with at. • (v. i.) To shoot or hunt snipe. • (v. t.) To shoot at (detached men of an enemy`s force) at long range, esp. when not in action. • (n.) A f...
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snipe

noun a gunshot from a concealed location
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Snipe

[dinghy] The Snipe is a {frac|15|1|2} foot, 2 person, one design racing dinghy. Designed by William Crosby in 1931, it has evolved into a modern, tactical racing dinghy with fleets around the world. The Snipe is simple, making it easy to sail and trailer. The boat is recognized by the International Sailing Federation as an International Cla...
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Snipe

[theatrical] A snipe in the motion picture exhibition business refers to two things: == See also == ...
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Snipe

[wood machining] Snipe, in woodworking, is a noticeably deeper cut on the leading and/or trailing end of a board after having passed through a thickness planer or jointer. Its cause, in a jointer, is an out-feed table which is set too low relative to the cutter head, or in a thickness planer, an unnecessarily high setting of the Bed rollers...
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Snipe

Snipe intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Sniped ; present participle & verbal noun Sniping .] 1. To shoot or hunt snipe. 2. To shoot at detached men of an enemy's forces at long range, esp. when not in action...
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Snipe

Snipe noun [ Middle English snipe ; akin to Dutch snep , snip , LG. sneppe , snippe , German schnepfe , Icelandic snīpa (in comp.), Danish sneppe , Swedish sn├Ąppa a sanpiper, and possibly to English snap . See Snap
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Snipe

Snipe transitive verb 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.
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snipe

1. <ornithology> Any one of numerous species of limicoline game birds of the family Scolopacidae, having a long, slender, nearly straight beak. ... The common, or whole, snipe (Gallinago coelestis) and the great, or double, snipe (G. Major), are the most important European species. The Wilson's snipe (G. Delicata) (sometimes erroneously calle...
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snipe

A ball that is hooked and drops quickly
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snipe

any of about 20 species belonging to the shorebird family Scolopacidae (order Charadriiformes). Snipes frequent wet meadows and marshes and occur in ...
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snipe

Marsh bird of the family Scolopacidae, order Charadriiformes closely related to the woodcock. Snipes use their long, straight bills to probe marshy ground for worms, insects, and molluscs. Their nests are made on the grass, and they lay four eggs. The cry of the birds resembles the sound `scape-scape`, and during the breeding season t...
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Snipe

NATO designation for soviet submarine-launched ballistic missile RSM-45 [SU]
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Snipe

Snipe is American slang for a cigarette or cigar butt.
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snipe

snipe, common name for a shore bird of the family Scolopacidae (sandpiper family), native to the Old and New Worlds. The common, or Wilson's snipe (Capella gallinago), also called jacksnipe, is a game bird of marshes and meadows. It has an unusual courtship dance, circling and diving in the air. The...
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Snipe

The snipe isa genus of birds of the plover tribe. The common snipe (Gallinago gallinago) is a European marsh bird found in Britain. It is dumpy with a rounded body, mottled black and brown plumage on the upper parts, white bars on the flanks and white under parts, short legs and a very long, straight bill with which it probes downwards into soft mu...
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Snipe

To hook the ball such that it drops quickly.
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