One straight incision, one snick of a tendon, and it was all over without a stain on the white towel which lay beneath.
Is this something you dreamed, snick,” says I, “or is it a sample of your megaphone talk?
One straight insertion, one snick of a tendon, and it was all over without a stain upon the white towel which lay beneath.
The stranger bent over him; then the deft “snick” of a sharp knife.
The pencil had done its work, and the snick of the shears announced the final stage.
The snick of the key came next and they came into the hallway.
Why, he would make two of snick, this Hermy would, and he has a pair of shoulders like a truck horse.
I heard the snick of the whips somewhere in the dust, and the fillies came back at a canter, very shocked and indignant.
A good drive at golf is quite as fine a thing to look at as a snick to the boundary on the cricket field.
"snick up," according to Mr. Collier, is said to be "a term of contempt," of which the precise meaning seems to have been lost.
1962, American English, from common pronunciation of SNCC, initialism for "Student Non-violent Co-ordinating Committee," black civil rights organization.
"cut, clip, snip," c.1700, back-formation from snickersnee.