- Australian and NZ to drag (a log) along the ground by a chain fastened at one end
from English dialect
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Examples from the Web for snig
It parted with a “snig”, and the red object left me like a flash of light.The Rifle Rangers
Captain Mayne Reid
At least three species of eels are found in this country—the sharp-nosed, the broad-nosed, and the snig.
The snig is considered superior to other kinds for the table.
Snig; to cut or clip with a knife:—'The shoots of that apple-tree are growing out too long: I must snig off the tops of them.'English As We Speak It in Ireland
P. W. Joyce