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1. (Building) a small squared stone used in a rubble wall to fill spaces between stones of different height
2. dialect chiefly Scot and Northern English the latch or catch of a door or gate
dialect chiefly Scot and Northern English to fasten (a latch)
[C15 snekk, of uncertain origin]
Past participle: snecked
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SNECK It's easy to presume that snecks everywhere are called snecks, but that's not the case or at least not any more.
SPELK Spelk, like sneck, is another word it's easy to presume is used everywhere, but in fact it's all but unique to Scotland and the North of England.
Afore varry lang wa aal ganna be telt how ti blaa wa snecks
ind gan ti thi netty.