Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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Snift (Page: 1362)

Snift (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snifted; p. pr. & vb. n. Snifting.] [From Sniff.]

1. To snort. [Obs.] Resentment expressed by snifting." Johnson.

2. To sniff; to snuff; to smell.

It now appears that they were still snifing and hankering after their old quarters. Landor.

Snift (Page: 1362)

Snift, n.

1. A moment. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

2. Slight snow; sleet. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.