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Noseless
nosepiece
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Nosethirl
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Nosle
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nosh definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: (Yiddish) a snack or light meal v
1: eat a snack; eat lightly; "She never loses weight because she snacks between meals" [syn: nosh, snack]

Merriam Webster's

I. intransitive verb Etymology: Yiddish nashn, from Middle High German naschen to eat on the sly Date: 1931 to eat a snack ; munch <noshing on pizza> nosher noun II. noun Date: 1941 a light meal ; snack

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. sl. --v.tr. & intr. 1 eat or drink. 2 US eat between meals. --n. 1 food or drink. 2 US a snack. Phrases and idioms: nosh-up Brit. a large meal. Etymology: Yiddish

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(noshes, noshing, noshed) 1. Food can be referred to as nosh. (BRIT INFORMAL) Fancy some nosh? = grub 2. A nosh is a snack or light meal. (AM INFORMAL) N-SING 3. If you nosh, you eat. (INFORMAL) She sprinkled pepper on my grub, watching me nosh. ...a big-bellied bird noshing some heather. VERB: V, V n




 


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