Usage examples for snags

  1. Number two is twice as hard; an' when I snags onto number three- I downs that hold- up over by the foot of Fisher's Peak- the chances has done mounted to be three to one ag'in me. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  2. Here I struck one of the snags that rise in the pathway of the hardy soul who goes adventuring into any given department of the science of medicine and its allied sciences. – One Third Off by Irvin S. Cobb
  3. The greatest difficulty which presents itself in entering the southern mouth arises from what in America are termed snags that is, large trees, the roots of which are firmly planted in the bed of the river, whilst the branches project up the stream, and are likely to pierce any boat in its passage down. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey