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schnoz

 (shnŏz) also schnoz·zle (shnŏz′əl)
n. Slang
The human nose.

[Probably alteration of Yiddish snoyts, snout, muzzle, from German Schnauze.]

schnoz

(ʃnɒz)

also schnoz•zle

(ˈʃnɒz əl)

n. Slang.
a nose, esp. a large one.
[1935–40, Amer.; probably expressive alter. of nose, nozzle; schn- by association with any of several semantically related Yiddish words]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schnoz - informal terms for the noseschnoz - informal terms for the nose    
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

schnoz

noun
Slang. The structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract:
Informal: beak, snoot.
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Now - four years after marrying Zara Phillips - Rugby Union World Cup winner Mike is finally on the verge of having that wrecked schnoz straightened.
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I remember complaining I remember complaining about my affliction to my about my affliction to my friend Jade who exclaimed she friend Jade who exclaimed she had the solution to my cold had the solution to my cold schnoz problems.
And in the schnoz, triclosan seems to help the disease-causing bacteria Staphylococcus aureus instead of killing the microbe.
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Lead author Scott Sampson of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, said that the jumbo-sized schnoz of Nasutoceratops most likely had nothing to do with a heightened sense of smell, asserting that the function of the bizarre feature remained uncertain.
For a start, in the days of long summers and simple things there were no drones poking a cold schnoz into your business from above, piloted remotely by 130 groups at the last count, banking was considered a tame profession and you always knew, roughly, what was in your burger.
And I must admit she had a point as, upon closer inspection, the Olympic javelin champion's schnoz did seem to have some pretty thick, wiry black hairs poking out of it - almost like cockroach legs.
I gag at the very thought of putting my schnoz near dairy items that might be on the turn.