snæg n. jagged projection, sharp protruding point; tree branch or tree stump partially submerged in a lake or river; hidden obstacle, unseen danger; hole, tear, run (esp. one made by a sharp projection) v. catch on a jagged projection; tear on a sharp protruding part; catch, grab (Informal); be caught, become entangled, be obstructed

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