snye

snye
/snuy/, n. Canadian (chiefly Ontario).
1. a backwater.
2. a side-channel, esp. one that later rejoins the main stream.
3. a channel joining two rivers.
[1810-20; prob. < CanF chenail, chenal channel, F chenal, b. OF chanel, chenel CHANNEL1 and canal CANAL]

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