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snarer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n snarer someone who sets snares for birds or small animals
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Snarer One who lays snares, or entraps.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n snarer One who lays snares or entangles; one who catches animals with snares.
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Usage

In literature:

Miserable overcraft of the snarer!
"Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Call them rather chains to bind the nation, lures and birdlime such as snarers use.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
Like an ensnared animal she felt a frenzied eagerness to be ready for the snarer's next move.
"Joyce of the North Woods" by Harriet T. Comstock
But the bluff was extensive, the night dark, and the movements of the snarer as silent as those of the man hunting him.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
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