Meaning of sned in English:


Pronunciation /snɛd/


[with object]Scottish, Northern English
  • Trim or prune (something)

    ‘he was snedding a sycamore tree he had just felled’
    • ‘He hated pulling and snedding turnips.’
    • ‘I saw him snedding neeps.’
    • ‘With patient snedding, many of the trees could have been brought back.’
    • ‘The men cut down the trees and we did the snedding.’
    • ‘As each trunk came down we snedded it, using the chainsaw to take off the lateral branches.’


Old English snǽdan.