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sneck posset

archaic A rejection, refusal, or cold reception; a closed door (as on a visitor). Primarily heard in UK. After receiving a veritable sneck posset from his wealthy distant relations, Milton set to drinking in the town's tavern for want of any other recourse.
See also: posset, sneck

give a sneck posset

archaic To give a rejection, refusal, or cold reception. Primarily heard in UK. Milton set to drinking in the town's tavern after his wealthy distant relations gave a sneck posset.
See also: give, posset, sneck
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Factfile LOCATION: Sneck Yate Car Park is 11/2 miles north-east of Boltby START: Sneck Yate car park DISTANCE: 63/4 miles GOING: Moorland tracks and short stretch of minor public road.
MAKE FRIENDS SINGLES WALKING GROUP Sutton Bank, meet Sneck Yate car park, turn left at the top of Sutton Bank and take the road to Hawnby, noon, 8-9 miles.
Treat yourself to fish and chips, or cod loin with beer butter and homemade chips and tartar sauce, in their new luxury dining room upstairs, or enjoy a pint of Cross Buttock real ale and Jennings Sneck Lifter, their tasty dark beer derived from the use of coloured malts.
She let me go, unlike the woman at what I call the sneck bar.
If your Dad's a bit of a "pie and pint" type of bloke, consider treating him to a DIY ploughman's lunch for Father's Day tomorrow - some hearty bread, good ham off the bone, tasty cheddar and a bottle of strong Sneck Lifter ale.
Of course, a British beer should go with British asparagus and Sneck Lifter (from pounds 1.
Albert Tatlock would've been impressed, able to choose between Banks' Original, Marstons' own, and the intriguingly named Jennings' Sneck Lifter.
Jennings run 128 pubs in northern England and brew a range of traditional beers including Cumberland Ale, Sneck Lifter and Cocker HoopLEISURE group Rank yesterday revealed fewer punters were visiting their bingo halls as they reported a 'muted' performance by their gaming division.
SNECK Lifter, Cocker Hoop, Black Sheep, Greene King IPA - names to get the most discernible beer drinker dribbling into their tankard.
THE OUTSIDE NETTY Down the wooden stairs Torch clutched in hand, Lift the sneck slowly Into the silvery land.
Thirty-two-year-old Mr Pattern, married, of Low Fold, told an Examiner reporter: "I heard a rattle on the sneck and thought it was a late customer.
But it also became an albatross around Eriksson' sneck as it raise d expectations and it was almost going to be impossible to go on and match that sort of achievement.
Jennings runs 128 pubs in northern England and brews a range of traditional beers including Cumberland Ale, Sneck Lifter and Cocker Hoop.
And once you'vemastered the various Cains brews, you can look further afield,and sample the delights of beers such as Bishop's Finger, Shaftbender,Knocker Up, LiquidLobotomy Stout, Feather Plucker Mild, Pressed Rat and Warthog, Sneck Lifter and Nettlethrasher.
LUCA Cumani's Tatami finishes with the speed of the four winds under wee Muis Roberts to sneck Barry Hills' The Deep (D Holland) in the the Horris Hill Stakes.