Slite vs Snite - What's the difference?

slite | snite |


As verbs the difference between slite and snite

is that slite is (dialectal) to slit; tear or rip up while snite is (obsolete|or|scotland|transitive) to blow (one's nose).

As nouns the difference between slite and snite

is that slite is (dialectal) the act or process of ripping up; rending; wear and tear while snite is (obsolete|or|scotland) a snipe.

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slite

English

Alternative forms

* (l), (l) * (l) (Scotland)

Verb

  • (dialectal) To slit; tear or rip up.
  • (dialectal) To wear away (clothes).
  • Noun

    (-)
  • (dialectal) The act or process of ripping up; rending; wear and tear.
  • Anagrams

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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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