by a nose

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Definition of by a nose

: by a very short distance His horse won the race by a nose.

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“By a nose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%20a%20nose. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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