pope's nose


Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.

pope's nose

(pōps)
n. Informal
The tail of a cooked fowl. Also called parson's nose.

pope's nose

n
(Cookery) another name for parson's nose
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pope's nose - the tail of a dressed fowl
helping, serving, portion - an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each"
bird, fowl - the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
References in periodicals archive ?
It remains to be seen whether--even in the aftermath of July's thunderclap report on child sex abuse in the diocese of Cloyne--the government of Enda Kenny will choose to tweak the pope's nose in this fashion.
Notable Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, while commending Pope's Roma solidarity appeal, asked him to embrace the Roma cause more openly and strongly as condition of Roma had most of the signs of "apartheid" and it was happening right under Pope's nose in Europe.
The news came just 24 hours after a tube was put into the pope's nose to help him feed.