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A snout, the nose of an animal.
The tip of an object.
1918, (w), Land That Time Forgot (novel)|The Land That Time Forgot Chapter IV
- We submerged very slowly and without headway more than sufficient to keep her nose in the right direction, and as we went down, I saw outlined ahead of us the black opening in the great cliff.
The power of smelling.
c. 1700 (w), ''Of Envy''
- We are not offended with (..) a dog for a better nose than his master.
Bouquet, the smell of something, especially wine.
The skill in recognising bouquet.
Skill at finding information.
1846, George William MacArthur Reynolds, ''The Mysteries of London'' (page 60)
- (..) M was a Magsman, frequenting Pall-Mall; / N was a Nose that turned chirp on his pal; (..)
(circa) William Shakespeare, ''Hamlet'', act 4, sc. 3,
- If you find him not within
- this month, you shall nose him as you go up the
- stairs into the lobby.
- lambs (..) nosing the mother's udder
To furnish with a nose.
To confront; be closely face to face or opposite to.
- (quote-book)|title=The Canterbury Tales|chapter=(w) |lines=151-152|url=https://books.google.co.nz/books?id=54-vAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA46|passage=Ful semyly hir wympul pynched was / Hir nose tretys, hir eyen greye as glas(..)|translation=Her wimple was folded in quite a seemly way / Her nose was slender; her eyes were grey like glass(..)
to sniff, (l)