Snorting
Snort Snort, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Snorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snorting}.] [OE. snorten; akin to snoren. See {Snore}.] 1. To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise, as do high-spirited horsed in prancing and play. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

2. To snore. [R.] ``The snorting citizens.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To laugh out loudly. [Colloq.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]


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