Snub nose
Snub Snub, n. 1. A knot; a protuberance; a song. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

[A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. A check or rebuke; an intended slight. --J. Foster. [1913 Webster]

{Snub nose}, a short or flat nose.

{Snub post}, or {Snubbing post} (Naut.), a post on a dock or shore, around which a rope is thrown to check the motion of a vessel. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • snub nose — n a snub nose is short and flat and points slightly upwards …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • snub nose — noun or snubbed nose : a short blunt nose; especially : one slightly turned up at the tip …   Useful english dictionary

  • snub-nose — adjective Having a nose that is short and turned upward at the tip …   Wiktionary

  • Snub — Snub, n. 1. A knot; a protuberance; a song. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] [A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A check or rebuke; an intended slight. J. Foster. [1913 Webster] {Snub nose}, a short or flat nose. {Snub… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snub post — Snub Snub, n. 1. A knot; a protuberance; a song. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] [A club] with ragged snubs and knotty grain. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A check or rebuke; an intended slight. J. Foster. [1913 Webster] {Snub nose}, a short or flat nose.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snub-nosed — /snub nohzd /, adj. 1. having a snub nose: a snub nosed child. 2. having a blunt end: snub nosed pliers. [1715 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • snub-nosed — adj 1.) having a snub nose 2.) snub nosed pistol/revolver etc a small gun with a very short ↑barrel (=tube where the bullets come out) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • snub-nosed — snub′ nosed adj. 1) cvb having a snub nose 2) cvb having a blunt end: snub nosed pliers[/ex] • Etymology: 1715–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • snub-nosed — [snub′nōzd΄] adj. 1. having a snub nose 2. designating or of a handgun with a very short barrel …   English World dictionary

  • snub-nosed monkey — ▪ primate also called  snub nosed langur        any of four species of large and unusual leaf monkeys (see langur) found in highland forests of central China and northern Vietnam. They have a broad, short face with wide set slanting eyes and a… …   Universalium

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