Definition of Nose

  • (n.) The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory.
  • (n.) The power of smelling; hence, scent.
  • (n.) A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the nose of a teakettle.
  • (v. t.) To smell; to scent; hence, to track, or trace out.
  • (v. t.) To touch with the nose; to push the nose into or against; hence, to interfere with; to treat insolently.
  • (v. t.) To utter in a nasal manner; to pronounce with a nasal twang; as, to nose a prayer.
  • (v. i.) To smell; to sniff; to scent.
  • (v. i.) To pry officiously into what does not concern one.

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