nosing

noun
nos·​ing | \ ˈnō-ziŋ How to pronounce nosing (audio) \

Definition of nosing

: the usually rounded edge of a stair tread that projects over the riser also : a similar rounded projection

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First Known Use of nosing

1773, in the meaning defined above

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“Nosing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nosing. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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