snipe (

     n : Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper
         family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
     v 1: hunt snipe
     2: hunt or shoot snipe
     3: shoot from a concealed position [syn: sharpshoot]
     4: attack verbally, in speech or writing; "The editors of the
        left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker" [syn: attack,
         round, assail, lash out, assault]