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nose
  • noun
    The part projecting above the mouth on the face of a person or animal, containing the nostrils and used for breathing and smelling. (he slowly breathed out the air through his nose)
    The front end of an aircraft, car, or other vehicle. (the plane's nose dipped as it started descending towards the runway)
    An act of looking around or prying. (she wanted a good nose round the house)
    verb
    (of an animal) thrust its nose against or into something. (the pony nosed at the straw)
    Look around or pry into something. (I was anxious to get inside and nose around her house)
    (of a vehicle) move cautiously forward. (he turned left and nosed into an empty parking space)

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