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Line breaks: snavel
Pronunciation: /ˈsnav(ə)l/

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(also snavle or snavvle)

Definition of snavel in English:


[with object] Australian informal
Steal; grab: they’ll snavel all the land


late 18th century (originally English slang): perhaps a variant of snaffle.

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