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Definition: To snub a cable
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snubbed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Cf. Icel. ssnubba to snub, chide, Sw. snubba,
Icel. snubb[=o]ttr snubbed, nipped, and E. snib.]
1. To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the
growth of; to nop.
2. To check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or
remark; to reprimand; to check. --J. Foster.
3. To treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or
pretentious person; to slight designedly.
To snub a cable
or To snub a rope
(Naut.), to check it
suddenly in running out. --Totten.