Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of snicket in English:
nounchiefly Northern English
A narrow passage between houses; an alleyway.
- Bradford's snickets, the alleyways and passages which link streets and roads, are often well-used, convenient short-cuts for pedestrians, helping to avoid long walks around the houses.
- Look hard enough, and behind the snickets, gates and timbered houses you'll find a wealth of medieval guildhalls, Georgian town houses and National Trust properties.
- Alleys, snickets and paths used by criminals to access properties and escape from crime scenes across York could be shut off under a groundbreaking scheme.
Late 19th century: of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with snicketcricket, midwicket, picket, picquet, piquet, pricket, thicket, ticket, wicket
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