The snatcher, who is no other than the Tiger in human form, darts at the Pig.
He said the snatcher was smarter than Auntie and he hoped it would teach her a lesson.
At length the snatcher is weary and pretends to leave the shop.
She did so; and all she could remember about the snatcher was that he was a handsome young man with an eyeglass in one eye.
He wouldn't 'a come for me, nor snatcher; he hates my poor tyke.
You'd get rid of one species of snatcher, but some other species of snatcher would instantly pop UP.
"It's a corrupt form for snatcher," retorted the March Hare.
He must plead with Reginald himself, confront at all risks that snatcher of souls.
The dialogue continues, the snatcher increasing his offer up to a set of gongs, but the Shopkeeper is not to be tempted.
I saw him, and I saw him laugh when snatcher went rolling over in the dust.
early 13c., "make a sudden snap or bite" (at something), of uncertain origin; perhaps from an unrecorded Old English *snæccan or Middle Dutch snacken "to snatch, chatter." Cf. snack (n.). Meaning "lay hold of suddenly" is from early 14c.; especially "take from someone's hands" (1580s). Weight-lifting sense is attested from 1928. Related: Snatched; snatching.
c.1300, "a trap, snare," from snatch (v.). Meaning "a sudden grab" is from 1570s; that of "a small amount" is from 1590s. Sense in weight-lifting is from 1928. Vulgar slang sense of "vulva" is recorded from 1903; a much older venereal sense was "sexual intercourse quickly performed" (1580s).
A kidnapper (1932+)