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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Snift \Snift\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snifted; p. pr. & vb. n. Snifting.] [From Sniff.] 1. To snort. [Obs.] "Resentment expressed by snifting." --Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. To sniff; to snuff; to smell. [1913 Webster] It now appears that they were still snifing and hankering after their old quarters. --Landor. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Snift \Snift\, n. 1. A moment. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. Slight snow; sleet. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sniff \Sniff\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sniffedor Snift; p. pr. & vb. n. Sniffing.] [OE. sneven; akin to snivel, snuff; cf. Dan. snive to sniff. See Snuff, v. t.] To draw air audibly up the nose; to snuff; -- sometimes done as a gesture of suspicion, offense, or contempt. [1913 Webster] So ye grow squeamish, gods, and sniff at heaven. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster]




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