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snell

 (snĕl)
n.
1. A length of fine fishing line that connects a hook to a heavier line; a leader.
2. The knot used to affix such a length of line to a hook.
tr.v. snelled, snell·ing, snells
To affix a snell to (a hook).

[Origin unknown.]

snell

(snɛl)
adj
Scot biting; bitter; sharp
[Old English snel quick, active]

Snell

(snɛl)
n
(Biography) Sir Peter (George). born 1938, New Zealand athlete; winner of three Olympic gold medals: for the 800 metres in 1960, and again in 1964, when he also won gold for the 1500 metres

snell

(snɛl)

n.
a short piece of nylon, gut, or the like, by which a fishhook is attached to a line.
[1840–50, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
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They are as follows: Jack Smollet, of Dudding's Rents, King George's Road, Great Walworth, and Thomas Snelling, Peter Farley's Row, Guide Court, Bethnal Green.
8220;The bulk of our nation's workforce is either Gen X or baby boomers - two groups who represent 75 percent of the current Sandwich Generation caregivers struggling to balance family life, which now includes caring for children and older parents, while also maintaining a career,” says Sherri Snelling, CEO of Caregiving Club.
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Independent mortgage broker Phil Snelling said the Bank was right to wait and see before hitting borrowers with another hike.
Gerald Snelling, from Northfield, used to be charged by the second for calls when NTL was in charge.
Derek and Jennifer Snelling, who worked on rural development projects in the Solomons, said the islands' geography and economy tend to concentrate people in the tsunami danger zone.
Steven Bailey, prosecuting, said the victims - brothers Neil and Boyd Snelling, who are in their 20s - came across the four men while waiting for a taxi.
In response, Snelling Staffing Services, a nation-wide temporary, career, payrolling and professional staffing service company, is creating a database of candidates that will provide a turnkey employment solution to support the economic development called for in the plan.
Shortsighted decision I REFER to your article about the financial problems at the National Heritage Centre For Horseracing and Sporting Art (October 2) and in particular about the decision to make curator Graham Snelling redundant.
Driving closely together, platoons of trucks take up less space on the road, and travelling at constant speeds can help improve traffic flows and reduce tailbacks, says Mr Snelling.
INCHBYINCH ocers continue their meticulous search at the Tyneside home of Claudia Lawrence murder suspect Michael Snelling.