Associations to the word «Snail»

Pictures for the word «Snail»

Wiktionary

SNAIL, noun. Any of very many animals (either hermaphroditic or nonhermaphroditic), of the class Gastropoda, having a coiled shell.
SNAIL, noun. (informal) (by extension) A slow person; a sluggard.
SNAIL, noun. (engineering) A spiral cam, or a flat piece of metal of spirally curved outline, used for giving motion to, or changing the position of, another part, as the hammer tail of a striking clock.
SNAIL, noun. (military) (historical) A tortoise or testudo; a movable roof or shed to protect besiegers.
SNAIL, noun. The pod of the snail clover.
SNAIL, verb. To move or travel very slowly
SNAIL MAIL, noun. (retronym) Postal mail, especially as compared to email.
SNAIL PACE, noun. Alternative form of snail's pace

Dictionary definition

SNAIL, noun. Freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell.
SNAIL, noun. Edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic.
SNAIL, verb. Gather snails; "We went snailing in the summer".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb