Origin of snell1
adjective Chiefly Scot.
Origin of snell2
Examples from the Web for snell
Contemporary Examples of snell
That said, my big avoid in Durban is the Sun Coast Casino complex (at the end of Snell Parade).Gal With a Suitcase
July 10, 2010
Historical Examples of snell
She was afraid Mr. Snell —but it isn't worth talking about, now.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
With a gasp, Snell plunged through the crowd and took to his heels.
"Furnish me with a boy to pass Merriwell the water and I'll do it," said Snell.
Snell, on finding Frank and his friends were in Boston, had played the spy on the party.
Then he hunted up Snell, and it was not hard to induce Wat to accompany him.
Word Origin for snell
Old English snel "quick, active," cognate with Old Saxon, Dutch, Old High German snel, German schnell "swift, quick," Old Danish snel "swift, fleet," Old Norse snjallr "eloquent, able, bold." It survived as a surname and in Scottish and northern English; used by Burns and Scott. Italian snello is from Germanic.