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as in snout
the part of the face bearing the nostrils and nasal cavity with that nose, the baby sure looks like his father

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as in tip
the last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow bent the wire around the nose of the pliers

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nose

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verb

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as in to sniff
to become aware of by means of the sense organs in the nose could nose the garbage from across the street

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as in to drag
to move slowly the line to get tickets is just nosing, so we are going to be here for a while

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“Nose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nose. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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