Definitions

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  • n. A promontory or headland. See ness
  • n. A cape at the southern tip of Norway (also known as The Lindesnes)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A promontory or headland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A promontory or headland: as, the naze of Norway.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cape at the southern tip of Norway

Etymologies

Old English næs; cognate with Icelandic nes, Swedish näs, Danish næs. Related to ness. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The company's dictum holds that workers have to ask why ( "naze" in Japanese) at least five times to get to the bottom of a problem.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Gets them even more in political donations for their neo-naze campaigns.

    Senate Democrats to push new immigration reform plan

  • The other one was a Spoonerism that I committed not once, but twice, “his naze garrowed.”

    The garrowing naze

  • The young man, whose name was Andreas, revealed to Sofia that the house of his dreams stood out on a naze.

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  • And if I were a green-clad poet, in corduroy with hood, with intrusive woodcocks, what a blessed piece of luck, you would walk as if on a naze, a spit, a tongue of land along the light word-swell of small lakes, like a mere ripple

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  • From the naze of the cliff, but rode on to meet them;

    Beowulf An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem

  • Then the battle-brave atheling sat on the naze-edge,

    Beowulf An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem

  • On a naze to the north of Hind Island in Sengen lies Trondenæs church and parsonage.

    The Visionary Pictures From Nordland

  • The boat now flew with the speed of an arrow past naze, island and rock, till Elias thought he had never been for such a splendid sail before, and the boat now showed herself to be, as she really was, the first boat in Ranen.

    The Visionary Pictures From Nordland

  • He began once more to call for help, but hoped most in a current which he knew set in to land at a place where a naze on the island broke the force of the waves, so that there was smooth water within.

    The Visionary Pictures From Nordland

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