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  • n  Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
  • n  a gunshot from a concealed location
  • v  hunt or shoot snipe
  • v  aim and shoot with great precision
  • v  attack in speech or writing

  • It's existed in some form since as early as 2003, as the polarized pundits snipe over the political and the personal: Olbermann alludes frequently to a sexual-harassment suit filed .
  • For their part, homosexuals in China seem perfectly happy to pursue their lives within the broad boundaries allowed by the government, albeit not without the occasional snipe at .
  • It takes at least three to hunt snipeone to hold the bag and two to enjoy the joke.
News & Articles

  • Stanley Cup 2013: Chicago Blackhawks Lose Physical & Endurance Battles in Game 2
    CHICAGO—Going into overtime on a nightly basis is a lot like gambling. Go on a hot streak and the night will end with smiles and joy, but when the dealer goes on a run it's disastrous. The Chicago Blackhawks ' second consecutive overtime game against the Boston Bruins saw the dealer turning over 21 on the final hand of the night. The Bruins finished the game with an overtime snipe by Daniel ...
    June 16, 2013 - Bleacher Report
Quotes

  • Tiger Wood in The Australian
    I think people are making way too much of a big deal of this thing,Woods said of his demeanor early in the final round. "I was not feeling good. I hit a big snipe off the first hole, and I don't know how people can think I should be happy...
  • Jarret Stoll in Canada.com
    Two goals is not enough with that many shots,Stoll said. "We have to find ways to score. You're not going to snipe it from 30-, 40-feet out all the time. You have to get dirty, get some garbage goals and that's what we're missing.
  • Mike Babcock in Chicago Sun-Times
    You may laugh, but it's the truth,Babcock said. "When you're on the outside looking in during the regular season, you just keep hoping that No. 32 [Versteeg] is going to snipe one more and get another one and another one. The salaries just...

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