Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
SNEESL, v. Also snisl. To rain, hail, or snow very slightly, to begin to rain or snow (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928), Sh. 1971). Vbl.n. sneeslin, a slight shower, drizzle. [snizl]
Sh. 1962 New Shetlander No. 63. 13:
A caald wind, a sneeslin o easterly rain, piled clouds, made da park we were wirkin in an uncomfortable spot.
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