Snudge

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Snudge A miser; a sneaking fellow.
    • v. i Snudge To lie snug or quiet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • snudge To move along, being snugly wrapped up.
    • snudge To save penuriously; be miserly or niggardly.
    • n snudge A miser, or a mean sneaking fellow.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Snudge snuj (obs.) to be snug and quiet.
    • v.i Snudge snuj to save in a miserly way
    • n Snudge a mean stingy fellow
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Snug

Usage

In poetry:

Now he will fight it out, and to the warres;
Now eat his bread in peace,
And snudge in quiet: now he scorns increase;
Now all day spares.
"Giddinesse" by George Herbert