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snib

 (snĭb)
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).

[Origin unknown.]

snib

(snɪb)
n
(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]

snib


Past participle: snibbed
Gerund: snibbing

Imperative
snib
snib
Present
I snib
you snib
he/she/it snibs
we snib
you snib
they snib
Preterite
I snibbed
you snibbed
he/she/it snibbed
we snibbed
you snibbed
they snibbed
Present Continuous
I am snibbing
you are snibbing
he/she/it is snibbing
we are snibbing
you are snibbing
they are snibbing
Present Perfect
I have snibbed
you have snibbed
he/she/it has snibbed
we have snibbed
you have snibbed
they have snibbed
Past Continuous
I was snibbing
you were snibbing
he/she/it was snibbing
we were snibbing
you were snibbing
they were snibbing
Past Perfect
I had snibbed
you had snibbed
he/she/it had snibbed
we had snibbed
you had snibbed
they had snibbed
Future
I will snib
you will snib
he/she/it will snib
we will snib
you will snib
they will snib
Future Perfect
I will have snibbed
you will have snibbed
he/she/it will have snibbed
we will have snibbed
you will have snibbed
they will have snibbed
Future Continuous
I will be snibbing
you will be snibbing
he/she/it will be snibbing
we will be snibbing
you will be snibbing
they will be snibbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snibbing
you have been snibbing
he/she/it has been snibbing
we have been snibbing
you have been snibbing
they have been snibbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snibbing
you will have been snibbing
he/she/it will have been snibbing
we will have been snibbing
you will have been snibbing
they will have been snibbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snibbing
you had been snibbing
he/she/it had been snibbing
we had been snibbing
you had been snibbing
they had been snibbing
Conditional
I would snib
you would snib
he/she/it would snib
we would snib
you would snib
they would snib
Past Conditional
I would have snibbed
you would have snibbed
he/she/it would have snibbed
we would have snibbed
you would have snibbed
they would have snibbed
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Derek McInnes again proved what a shrewd operator he is as he squeezed in former Rangers loanee Dominic Ball, who became the eighth player to arrive at Pittodrie this summer on a year's loan from Rotherham, just as the window was being snibbed.
The pair were running mates for eight years and it doesn't look good when your pal is snibbed for taking a tasty backhander.
He'll be too busy wheeling and dealing in the transfer market with all the enthusiasm of a modern-day Del Bhoy Trotter as he tries to brings new faces to Parkhead before the window is snibbed shut next Friday night.
by scent and splendor: glass cabinets snibbed in brass,
Every call more urgent than the previous one obviously, as the clock ticked down and the window inched its way ever closer to being snibbed shut.
West Ham have had one offer for Jelavic rejected and McCoist would love the window to be snibbed on Tuesday night with the Croat still on the inside.
He has decided that a Yale lock should be snibbed on an institution by the name of Boyce who boasts a distinctive hairstyle, a Wild Bill Hickok swagger and a range of V-neck sweaters Val Doonican would have killed for in his heyday.
German internationalist Andreas Hinkel has arrived, Japanese superkid Koki Mizuno is on his way and others will follow before the transfer window is snibbed shut.