He orders a Smith Wesson .38 snub-nosed revolver through the mail, using the same alias.
You nosed the vehicle onto the rails and then the robots took it from there.
They fished, processed their catch and loaded thirty thousand pounds of whitefish onto the Jackson when she nosed into their pier.
He has nosed his way in here to-night as a reporter, for some devilish purpose.
And pretty soon then she swung to right opposite the shed where we was, and nosed in.
He clung to the pilot's seat as their own plane banked and nosed downward.
When it was freed and ran back to her, she nosed it all over and then contentedly took her place with the other old mares.
When it was a colt it came out of the herd and nosed my hand.
As I went out to see him he came up to me to be curried and nosed about me, begging for salt.
Then he went round and nosed about on the other side to see if the animal were dead on that side also.
Old English nosu, from Proto-Germanic *nusus (cf. Old Norse nös, Old Frisian nose, Dutch neus, Old High German nasa, German Nase), from PIE *nas- "nose" (cf. Sanskrit nasa, Old Persian naham, Old Church Slavonic nasu, Lithuanian nosis, Latin nasus "nose"). Used of any prominent or projecting part from 1530s. (nose cone in the space rocket sense is from 1949). Used to indicate "something obvious" from 1590s. Meaning "odor, scent" is from 1894.
Kiv, It could bee no other then his owne manne, that had thrust his nose so farre out of ioynte. ["Barnabe Riche His Farewell to Military Profession," 1581]Pay through the nose (1670s) seems to suggest "bleed." Many extended meanings are from the horse-racing sense of "length of a horse's nose," as a measure of distance between two finishers (1908). To turn up one's nose "show disdain" is from 1818 (earlier hold up one's nose, 1570s); similar notion in look down one's nose (1921). To say something is under (one's) nose "in plain view" is from 1540s.
"perceive the smell of," 1570s; "pry, search," 1640s, from nose (n.). Related: Nosed; nosing.
The part of the human face or the forward part of the head of other vertebrates that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract.
A police informer; stool pigeon (1830+ Underworld)
bluenose, by a nose, dog's-nose, hard-nosed, have a bug up one's ass, keep one's nose clean, look down one's nose, no skin off my ass, on the nose, pay through the nose, poke one's nose into something,powder one's nose, put someone's nose out of joint