(Snug), v. t.
1. To place snugly. [R.] Goldsmith.
2. To rub, as twine or rope, so as to make it smooth and improve the finish.
(Snug"ger*y) n.; pl. Snuggeries A snug, cozy place. [Colloq.] Dickens.
(Snug"gle) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snuggled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Snuggling ] [Freq. of snug.] To
move one way and the other so as to get a close place; to lie close for comfort; to cuddle; to nestle.
(Snug"ly), adv. In a snug manner; closely; safely.
(Snug"ness), n. The quality or state of being snug.
(Sny) n. [Cf. Icel. snua to turn.] An upward bend in a piece of timber; the sheer of a vessel.
(Sny"ing), n. (Naut.) A curved plank, placed edgewise, to work in the bows of a vessel. R. H.
(So) adv. [OE. so, sa, swa, AS. swa; akin to OFries, sa, s, D. zoo, OS. & OHG. s, G. so, Icel.
sva, sv, svo, so, Sw. s, Dan. saa, Goth. swa so, sw as; cf. L. suus one's own, Skr. sva one's
own, one's self. &radic192. Cf. As, Custom, Ethic, Idiom, Such.]
1. In that manner or degree; as, indicated or as implied, or as supposed to be known.
Why is his chariot so long in coming?Judges v. 28.
2. In like manner or degree; in the same way; thus; for like reason; whith equal reason; used correlatively,
following as, to denote comparison or resemblance; sometimes, also, following inasmuch as.
As a war should be undertaken upon a just motive, so a prince ought to consider the condition he is in.Swift.
3. In such manner; to such degree; used correlatively with as or that following; as, he was so fortunate
as to escape.
I viewed in may mind, so far as I was able, the beginning and progress of a rising world.T. Burnet.
He is very much in Sir Roger's esteem, so that he lives in the family rather as a relation than dependent.Addison.
4. Very; in a high degree; that is, in such a degree as can not well be expressed; as, he is so good; he
planned so wisely.
5. In the same manner; as has been stated or suggested; in this or that condition or state; under these
circumstances; in this way; with reflex reference to something just asserted or implied; used also with
the verb to be, as a predicate.
Use him [your tutor] with great respect yourself, and cause all your family to do so too.Locke.
It concerns every man, with the greatest seriousness, to inquire into those matters, whether they be so
He is Sir Robert's son, and so art thou.Shak.