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tr.v. snibbed, snib·bing, snibs Chiefly British
To latch (a door or window): "[The] window is snibbed on the inner side" (Arthur Conan Doyle).
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(Building) the bolt or fastening of a door, window, etc
vb (tr) , snibs, snibbing or snibbed
to bolt or fasten (a door)
[C19: of uncertain origin; perhaps from Low German snibbe beak]
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Past participle: snibbed
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