To bite or seize suddenly, especially with the teeth.
To make an effort to bite; to aim to seize with the teeth; to catch eagerly (at anything); -- often with at; as, a dog snapsat a passenger; a fish snaps at the bait.
A sudden, eager bite; a sudden seizing, or effort to seize, as with the teeth.
That which is, or may be, snapped up; something bitten off, seized, or obtained by a single quick movement; hence, a bite, morsel, or fragment; a scrap.
to try to bite.
to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"