verb (snigs, snigging, snigged)[with object] Australian/NZ
Drag (a heavy load, especially timber) using ropes or chains: bullock teams would snig the logs to the winder
More example sentences
- That duo blocked, tackled, tipped and snigged, caught, lifted and cleared a mountain of ball.
- A nice deep channel became evident in front of camp toward low tide and the choice was to beach the boats or snig them further down the bank.
- From there the bullocks would later snig them to Tallow Beach or Byron Bay for loading through the surf onto ships.
late 18th century: of unknown origin.