Sny meaning

(obsolete, rare, intransitive) Move, proceed.
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(shipbuilding) Upward curving observed in the planks of a wooden ship or boat.
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Alternative spelling of snye.
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(now dialectal, intransitive) Abound, swarm, teem, be infested, with something.
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Origin of sny

  • First attested in late Middle English; from the Middle English snyȝe (“creep”); liken Danish snige (“sneak”), Irish snighim Old Irish snaighim

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  • First attested in 1711; its etymology is unknown; compare snying and the Danish sno (“to twine”, “to twist”).

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  • First attested with this spelling in 1893; see snye.

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  • First attested in 1674; its etymology is unknown.

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