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snig·gle

 (snĭg′əl)
v. snig·gled, snig·gling, snig·gles
v.intr.
To fish for eels by thrusting a baited hook into their hiding places.
v.tr.
To catch (an eel) in this manner.

[From dialectal snig, a small eel, from Middle English snigge; probably akin to snegge, a snail, akin to Old English snægl, snail.]

sniggle

(ˈsnɪɡəl)
vb
1. (Angling) (intr) to fish for eels by dangling or thrusting a baited hook into cavities
2. (Angling) (tr) to catch (eels) by sniggling
n
(Angling) the baited hook used for sniggling eels
[C17: from C15 snig young eel]
ˈsniggler n

snig•gle

(ˈsnɪg əl)

v. -gled, -gling. v.i.
1. to fish for eels by thrusting a baited hook into their lurking places.
v.t.
2. to catch by sniggling.
[1645–55; snig eel (late Middle English snygge) + -le]

sniggle


Past participle: sniggled
Gerund: sniggling

Imperative
sniggle
sniggle
Present
I sniggle
you sniggle
he/she/it sniggles
we sniggle
you sniggle
they sniggle
Preterite
I sniggled
you sniggled
he/she/it sniggled
we sniggled
you sniggled
they sniggled
Present Continuous
I am sniggling
you are sniggling
he/she/it is sniggling
we are sniggling
you are sniggling
they are sniggling
Present Perfect
I have sniggled
you have sniggled
he/she/it has sniggled
we have sniggled
you have sniggled
they have sniggled
Past Continuous
I was sniggling
you were sniggling
he/she/it was sniggling
we were sniggling
you were sniggling
they were sniggling
Past Perfect
I had sniggled
you had sniggled
he/she/it had sniggled
we had sniggled
you had sniggled
they had sniggled
Future
I will sniggle
you will sniggle
he/she/it will sniggle
we will sniggle
you will sniggle
they will sniggle
Future Perfect
I will have sniggled
you will have sniggled
he/she/it will have sniggled
we will have sniggled
you will have sniggled
they will have sniggled
Future Continuous
I will be sniggling
you will be sniggling
he/she/it will be sniggling
we will be sniggling
you will be sniggling
they will be sniggling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sniggling
you have been sniggling
he/she/it has been sniggling
we have been sniggling
you have been sniggling
they have been sniggling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sniggling
you will have been sniggling
he/she/it will have been sniggling
we will have been sniggling
you will have been sniggling
they will have been sniggling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sniggling
you had been sniggling
he/she/it had been sniggling
we had been sniggling
you had been sniggling
they had been sniggling
Conditional
I would sniggle
you would sniggle
he/she/it would sniggle
we would sniggle
you would sniggle
they would sniggle
Past Conditional
I would have sniggled
you would have sniggled
he/she/it would have sniggled
we would have sniggled
you would have sniggled
they would have sniggled