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Definition of snag:

(n) : a stump or base of a branch that has been lopped off; a short branch, or a sharp or rough branch; a knot; a protuberance; a tooth projecting beyond the rest; contemptuously, a broken or decayed tooth
(v) : to catch or tear (e.g. fabric) upon a rough surface or projection; to fish by means of dragging a large hook or hooks on a line, intending to impale the body (rather than the mouth) of the target
"be careful not to snag your stockings on that concrete bench!"
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Definition of snag:

(n) : a stump or base of a branch that has been lopped off; a short branch, or a sharp or rough branch; a knot; a protuberance; a tooth projecting beyond the rest; contemptuously, a broken or decayed tooth
(v) : to catch or tear (e.g. fabric) upon a rough surface or projection; to fish by means of dragging a large hook or hooks on a line, intending to impale the body (rather than the mouth) of the target
"be careful not to snag your stockings on that concrete bench!"

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