Snell meaning

snĕl
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Quick; active.
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A length of fine fishing line that connects a hook to a heavier line; a leader.
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The knot used to affix such a length of line to a hook.
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To affix a snell to (a hook).
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Clever; smart; acute.
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Severe; extreme; harsh.
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Keen; sharp.
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A short length of gut, nylon, etc. used to attach a fishhook to a fish line.
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To attach (a fishhook) to a snell.
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A surname​.
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Origin of snell

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition