nose ender


noun Nautical.

Origin of nose ender

First recorded in 1850–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for nose ender

Historical Examples of nose ender

  • Nose-ender, a straight blow delivered full on the nasal promontory.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten