Snick-or-snee meaning

(intransitive, obsolete) To cut or thrust while fighting with a knife; to use a knife as a weapon.
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Origin of snick-or-snee

  • From Dutch steken ‘thrust, stick’ + snee, a dialectal variant of snijden ‘cut’. The st- of stick later assimilated to the sn- of snick.

    From Wiktionary