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Snatch, subst. 1) a hasty catch: “some certain s. or so would serve your turns,” Tit. II, 1, 95.
2) any thing broken or interrupted: “the --es in his voice, and burst of speaking, were as his,” Cymb. IV, 2, 105 (his abrupt manner of speaking). Hence == scrap, fragment: “leave me your --es,” Meas. IV, 2, 6 (your scraps of wit). “she chanted --es of old tunes,” Hml. IV, 7, 178.
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