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snag

1. a small loop or hole in a fabric caused by a sharp object
2. Engineering a projection that brings to a stop a sliding or rotating component
3. Chiefly US and Canadian a tree stump in a riverbed that is dangerous to navigation
4. US and Canadian a standing dead tree, esp one used as a perch by an eagle

snag

[snag]
(forestry)
A standing dead tree.

snag

An unserviceability or a fault condition in an aircraft or equipment.

snag

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Aboriginal burials and shell middens at Snaggy Bend and other sites on the central Murray River.
It is known as a good peg, though snaggy, so casting to the right areas is the key, and the winner mastered that.
The three-dot sights are very quick to the eye, and the rear sight is arched to keep snaggy corners to a minimum.
Big deal if the long stuff off the fairways is too high and snaggy for their liking.
The 51 year old has won plenty of matches on the lake and will no doubt get many more, although he would feel he made the best of a notoriously snaggy swim by casting well out with his bread feeder and staying with a single hook to avoid trouble.
The new personal best surrendered at 3am after a 15-minute fight in a snaggy, treelined swim.
During the battle to land the beautifully conditioned fish, from a narrow and snaggy section of the Leam in the Offchurch area, 54-year-old Kedney was baffled about what he'd hooked.
If you're fishing in snaggy water, snelling that way may mean less time messing with snags, but it can reduce your hook-up ratio.
The lure has double hooks that face up, making it effective around the snaggy rock bottom where bass like to hunt crawfish, and it also features Yo-Zuri's unique color-change design--minute ridges in the body are green viewed from the head end, brown viewed from the tail; www.