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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Snipe (0.00864 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Snipe.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: snipe snipe v 1: hunt or shoot snipe 2: aim and shoot with great precision [syn: sharpshoot] 3: attack in speech or writing; “The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker” [syn: attack, round, assail, lash out, assault] snipe n 1: Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks 2: a gunshot from a concealed location
English → English (gcide) Definition: Snipe Snipe \Snipe\, n. [OE. snipe; akin to D. snep, snip, LG. sneppe, snippe, G. schnepfe, Icel. sn[=i]pa (in comp.), Dan. sneppe, Sw. sn["a]ppa a sanpiper, and possibly to E. snap. See Snap, Snaffle.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline game birds of the family Scolopacid[ae], having a long, slender, nearly straight beak. [1913 Webster] Note: The common, or whole, snipe (Gallinago c[oe]lestis) and the great, or double, snipe (G. major), are the most important European species. The Wilson's snipe (G. delicata) (sometimes erroneously called English snipe ) and the gray snipe, or dowitcher (Macrohamphus griseus ), are well-known American species. [1913 Webster] 2. A fool; a blockhead. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Half snipe, the dunlin; the jacksnipe. Jack snipe. See Jacksnipe. Quail snipe. See under Quail. Robin snipe, the knot. Sea snipe. See in the Vocabulary. Shore snipe, any sandpiper. Snipe hawk, the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.] Stone snipe, the tattler. Summer snipe, the dunlin; the green and the common European sandpipers. Winter snipe. See Rock snipe, under Rock. Woodcock snipe, the great snipe. [1913 Webster] Snipe \Snipe\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sniped; p. pr. & vb. n. Sniping.] 1. To shoot or hunt snipe. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To shoot at detached men of an enemy's forces at long range, esp. when not in action; -- often with at. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] snipe at, to aim petty or snide criticisms at (a person) in his absence. [PJC] Snipe \Snipe\, v. t. 1. To shoot at (detached men of an enemy's force) at long range, esp. when not in action. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To nose (a log) to make it drag or slip easily in skidding. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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