nose guard

nose guard
Nasal Na"sal, n. 1. An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

3. (Anc. Armor) Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a {nose guard}. [1913 Webster]

4. (Anat.) One of the nasal bones. [1913 Webster]

5. (Zo["o]l.) A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Nose guard — is a defensive position in American football. In five lineman situations, such as a goal line formation, the nose guard is the innermost lineman, flanked on either side by a defensive tackle. The nose guard lines up directly opposite the… …   Wikipedia

  • nose guard — ☆ nose guard n. Football the defensive lineman whose position in a three man or five man line is directly opposite the offensive center …   English World dictionary

  • nose guard — Football. See middle guard. [1975 80] * * * n. another term for nose tackle * * * ˈnose tackle 7 [nose tackle] (also ˈnose guard) …   Useful english dictionary

  • nose guard — spo nose′ guard ornose′guard n. football a defensive lineman positioned directly opposite the offensive center • Etymology: 1975–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • nose guard — noun a) An item of protection worn over the nose. b) A middle guard …   Wiktionary

  • nose guard — noun American Football a nose tackle …   English new terms dictionary

  • nose·guard — /ˈnoʊzˌgɑɚd/ noun, pl guards [count] American football : a defensive player who plays in a position that is directly opposite the offensive center called also nose tackle …   Useful english dictionary

  • nose guard — Football. See middle guard. [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • guard — or middle guard [gärd] vt. [LME garde < the n.] 1. to keep safe from harm; watch over and protect; defend; shield 2. to watch over; specif., a) to keep from escape or trouble b) to hold in check; control; restrain c) Sports to keep (an… …   English World dictionary

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