snuff (n.) Old form(s): snuffe, snuffes
resentment, huff, pique
KL III.i.26[disguised Kent to Gentleman, of Albany and Cornwall] What hath been seen ... in snuffs and packings of the Dukes
LLL V.ii.22[Katharine to Rosaline] You'll mar the light by taking it in snuff [i.e. taking offence]
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