Snod

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Snod snŏd A fillet; a headband; a snood.
    • a Snod Trimmed; smooth; neat; trim; sly; cunning; demure.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n snod An obsolete or dialectal (Scotch) form of snood.
    • snod To trim; make trim or tidy; set in order.
    • snod Neat; trim; smooth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Snod snod (Scot.) neat, trim
    • v.t Snod to trim, set in order (with up)
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Scot. snod, to prune, put in order

Usage

In literature:

And there was snod Mistress Jeanie, forgetting her spotless gown and kneeling in the snow.
"Greyfriars Bobby" by Eleanor Atkinson
I wish he was here to teach ye, ye snod-faced, ox-limbed profleegit!
"Bob, Son of Battle" by Alfred Ollivant
A'thing was richt snod, I assure ye.
"My Man Sandy" by J. B. Salmond
A snod bit lassie, that.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 29, 1916" by Various
Felo slachta Findas send snod enoch, men hja send gyrich, hachfarande, falsk, vnkus and mortsjochtich.
"The Oera Linda Book" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

Whan a lad wi' a lassie forgethers yenoo,
It's no her bricht een, or her rosie wee mou',
Her snod cockernony, waist jimpy an' fine,
That first tak's his e'e—it's the big crinoline!
"Crinoline" by Janet Hamilton
A thoosan' white mutches!—what think ye o' that?
Nae haffitless bannet, nae bloomer or hat,
Was worn by the grannies that nicht in the ha',
Juist snod pipet mutches as white as the snaw.
"The Feast of The "Munches"" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Bolsa'snod to the season is a free-form.
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