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n. Chiefly British
a. A beak of a bird.
b. A nose or snout.
2. A projecting part, especially a nib.
[Middle English, from Old English.]
1. (Clothing & Fashion) chiefly Scot and Northern English the peak of a cap
2. the beak of a bird or the nose or snout of an animal
3. a person's mouth or nose
4. the projecting part or end of anything
5. (Physical Geography)
a. a peak, esp in N England
b. a prominent gritstone overhang
[Old English nebb; related to Old Norse nef, Old High German snabul (German Schnabel)]
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2. (Economics) (the former) National Enterprise Board
[before 900; Middle English nebbe, Old English nebb, c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German nebbe, Old Norse nef. compare nib]
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|Noun||1.||neb - a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose|
muzzle - forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose
|2.||neb - horny projecting mouth of a bird |
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
cere - the fleshy, waxy covering at the base of the upper beak of some birds
mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"