"snick" in the noun sense
1. notch, nick, snick
a small cut
a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat
"snick" in the verb sense
hit a glancing blow with the edge of the bat
2. nick, snick
cut slightly, with a razor
"The barber's knife nicked his cheek"
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