nose


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ease forward

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by a nose

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get up someone's nose

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look down your nose at something or someone

nose something out

poke or stick your nose into something

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turn up your nose at or turn your nose up at something or someone

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the structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract

the sense by which odors are perceived

to perceive with the olfactory sense

to look into or inquire about curiously, inquisitively, or in a meddlesome fashion

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nose out: to pursue and locate

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a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)

the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon

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a symbol of inquisitiveness

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a natural skill

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a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

search or inquire in a meddlesome way

advance the forward part of with caution

catch the scent of

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push or move with the nose

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rub noses

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defeat by a narrow margin

References in classic literature ?
Thy advice is not bad," said Don Quixote, "for of enemies the fewer the better;" and he was drawing his sword to carry into effect Sancho's counsel and suggestion, when the squire of the Mirrors came up, now without the nose which had made him so hideous, and cried out in a loud voice, "Mind what you are about, Senor Don Quixote; that is your friend, the bachelor Samson Carrasco, you have at your feet, and I am his squire.
But the principal attraction was the exhibition of the Long Noses, a show to which Europe is as yet a stranger.
But it's such a crooked nose," remonstrated the red-haired girl.
We looked then, and saw that the nose of our boat had got fixed under the woodwork of the lock, while the in-coming water was rising all around it, and tilting it up.
This did awake him, for he uttered "Jerry" in a low, crooning voice, and Jerry responded with a touch of his cold damp nose to the other's cheek.
Early in this trick once when the steward had left the room and Michael's eager nose was within an inch of the prohibited morsel, Kwaque, playfully inclined, reached for the morsel himself and received a lacerated hand from the quick flash and clip of Michael's jaws.
She dropped her head, with her nose to the ground and directed toward a point near to her closely bunched feet, and around this point she circled several times; then, with a tired sigh that was almost a grunt, she curled her body in, relaxed her legs, and dropped down, her head toward the entrance.
When a man has a nose an inch long, with the nostrils set perpendicularly, it is impossible to flatter it--you must either change it into a fancy nose, or resignedly acquiesce in it.
He put his handkerchief over his nose and mouth, and crossed the room to the door.
A PERSON with a Wart on His Nose met a Person Similarly Afflicted, and said:
     There's a man with a Nose,
His low forehead was seamed with wrinkles above the eyes, and over the nose these became vertical.
at the Theatre, for the purpose of having his nose pulled in the presence of the company.
After the eyes, Geppetto made the nose, which began to stretch as soon as finished.
tung within wons teeth, for no boddi nose what may hapen; and to bee