transitive verbsnibbed, snib·bing, snibs Chiefly British
To latch (a door or window): “[The] window is snibbed on the inner side” ( Arthur Conan Doyle )
Origin of snibOrigin unknown
(third-person singular simple present snibs, present participle snibbing, simple past and past participle snibbed)
- (Scotland) To latch (a door, window etc.).