We will meet even a worse reception if we go nosing
around a British port--mines, nets and all of it.
The hollows under fallen trees seemed to attract her, and she spent much time nosing
about among the larger snow-piled crevices in the rocks and in the caves of overhanging banks.
It was at this juncture, when Walt had just decided it was time for him to be saying something to relieve the strain, that Wolf, who had been away nosing
through the brush, trotted wolf-like into view.
A dozen times, Perrault, nosing
the way broke through the ice bridges, being saved by the long pole he carried, which he so held that it fell each time across the hole made by his body.