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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Snipe \Snipe\, n. [OE. snipe; akin to D. snep, snip, LG. sneppe,
     snippe, G. schnepfe, Icel. sn[imac]pa (in comp.), Dan.
     sneppe, Sw. sn[aum]ppa a sanpiper, and possibly to E. snap.
     See Snap, Snaffle.]
     1. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline game
        birds of the family Scolopacidae, 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 ({Gallinago major),
           are the most important European species. The Wilson's
           snipe ({Gallinago 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]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Willet \Wil"let\, n. (Zool.)
     A large North American snipe ({Symphemia semipalmata); --
     called also pill-willet, will-willet, semipalmated
     tattler, or snipe, duck snipe, and stone curlew.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Carolina willet, the Hudsonian godwit.
        [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  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
       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]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  62 Moby Thesaurus words for "snipe":
     aim at, attack, barrage, blast, blitz, bombard, cannon, cannonade,
     carp at, charge, cock, commence firing, criticize, deride,
     detonate, discharge, drop, eject, enfilade, fell, fire,
     fire a volley, fire at, fire off, fire upon, fusillade, gun,
     gun for, hit, knock, let fly, let off, load, mortar, open fire,
     open up on, pan, pelt, pepper, pick off, pistol, plug, pop at, pot,
     potshoot, potshot, prime, rake, rap, riddle, shell, shoot,
     shoot at, shoot down, slam, snipe at, strafe, strike,
     take a potshot, take aim at, torpedo, zero in on  
     

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