Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The copper-nosed sunfish, Lepomis pallidus.
- n. A disease, acne rosacea, of the nose, caused sometimes by excessive use of alcohol.
- n. A person having this disease; a drunkard.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A red nose.
- n. enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
“Strike out, old copper-nose, "he exclaimed, as he directed the canoe towards it.”
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