Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (n.) To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony; as, to snatch a loaf or a kiss.
2. (n.) To seize and transport away; to rap.
3. (v. i.) To attempt to seize something suddenly; to catch; -- often with at; as, to snatch at a rope.
4. (n.) A hasty catching or seizing; a grab; a catching at, or attempt to seize, suddenly.
5. (n.) A short period of vigorous action; as, a snatch at weeding after a shower.
6. (n.) A small piece, fragment, or quantity; a broken part; a scrap.
7. (n.) The handle of a scythe; a snead.