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    Chris Guest

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    Dear Teacher:

    Would you please tell me the meaning of snap in the following sentence:


    He kept the isinglass curtains snapped to the windows to cut off the draughts.

    Thanks a lot.

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    Default Re: snap

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    Attached to the window with button snaps-- metallic buttons on the curtains which fit tightly over metallic inserts set into the window frame.

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