snod

[ snod ]
/ snɒd /

adjective Scot. and North England.

smooth; sleek.
neat; tidy.

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Origin of snod

1470–80; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse snothin bald, snauthr bare, bald

OTHER WORDS FROM snod

snod·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for snod

  • For my ain part I hae nae objections to a snod bit lass, but the mistress michtna like it.

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
  • He went on: And you consate that all these steans be aboon folk that be happed here, snod an snog?

    Dracula|Bram Stoker
  • “She was snod, but no unca snod,” replied Wearyworld, stiffly.

    The Little Minister|J. M. Barrie
  • And there was snod Mistress Jeanie, forgetting her spotless gown and kneeling in the snow.

    Greyfriars Bobby|Eleanor Atkinson