snib

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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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References in classic literature ?
You would depart, of course, in the same fashion, and your ally would draw up the rope, untie it from the hook, shut the window, snib it on the inside, and get away in the way that he originally came.
Monica closed it gently down, and fastened the snib.
David Snibs, 22, from Killingworth, who has known John since school, said: "His life was just about to turnaround for the better when he got that phone call from Nissan.
She performed elaborate rituals of checking and rechecking, the bolts and chains, the snibs and catches, the nails in every window, as if the house would take any opportunity to throw itself open to strangers.
Ordinary wool garments, even handmade ones, leave little snibs and puffs all through the brush on our farm, and must be treated like invalids.
The transfer window closes on Friday and Jefferies will be delighted if he snibs it shut without his phone having rung.
Diane added: "There were two snibs on the window but one of them was hanging off and actually fell out the window with Kayla.