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nosh

 (nŏsh) Informal
n.
A snack or light meal.
intr.v. noshed, nosh·ing, nosh·es
To eat a snack or light meal: noshed on a bagel between classes.

[Yiddish nash, from nashn, to eat sweets, nibble on, from Middle High German naschen, to nibble, from Old High German hnascōn.]

nosh′er n.
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Noun1.nosher - someone who eats lightly or eats snacks between meals
eater, feeder - someone who consumes food for nourishment
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