snag

Part of speech: verb

To injure or impede by a snag.

Part of speech: noun

A jagged or stumpy knot.

Part of speech: noun

The root or remnant of a tooth.

Part of speech: noun

A tree trunk stuck in a rivers bed; an impediment.

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Usage examples "snag":

  1. But we now come to the incident of the quiet Dinner, and it's just here that love's young dream hits a snag, and things begin to occur. - "My Man Jeeves", P. G. Wodehouse.
  2. And you write me such soothing full- cream letters with only an occasional snag in them. - "Marge Askinforit", Barry Pain.
  3. And the Moon herself was so taken up with saving him, and with rejoicing that he was back on the right path, that she clean forgot that she needed help herself, and that she was held fast by the Black Snag. - "More English Fairy Tales", Various.