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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SNATCHACK, n. Also snatchag, ¶snattack. A small quantity of intoxicating liquor, a dram, a nip (Cai. 1934; Rs., Inv., Mry. 1970). [′snɑtʃək]

[Gael. snathdag, snathteag, id., lit. ‘a little needle'.]

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