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.
Words that rhyme with snigbig, brig, dig, fig, gig, grig, jig, lig, pig, prig, rig, sprig, swig, tig, trig, twig, Whig, wig
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