Nite vs Snite - What's the difference?

nite | snite |


As nouns the difference between nite and snite

is that nite is while snite is (obsolete|or|scotland) a snipe.

As a verb snite is

(obsolete|or|scotland|transitive) to blow (one's nose).

nite

English

Alternative forms

* night

Noun

(en noun)
  • Derived terms

    * tonite

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    snite

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, or, Scotland) A snipe.
  • (Carew)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) snitan. Cognate with (etyl) . Related to snout and (snot).

    Verb

    (snit)
  • (obsolete, or, Scotland, transitive) To blow (one's nose).
  • (obsolete, or, Scotland, transitive) To snuff (a candle).
  • References

    * Thomson, J. - Etymons of English words - pg. 199

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