Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of snout.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Are those bluish draggled masses hanging down from beneath the snow-fields what you call the snouts of the glaciers?"

    Travels in Alaska

  • My boat was brought in, and placed bottom-up along one side of the hovel, and immediately the keel was occupied by a legion of poultry, and half a score of pigs, little and big, were at the same time to be seen dubbing their snouts under the gunnel, on voyages of alimentary discovery.

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • Reports of 'snouts' and 'troughs' on almost every page.

    Where are Labour on 'Welfare' Reform.

  • Rethugs don't work, they just object and obstruct and drag their heels, bidding their time until the next election, all the while dipping their snouts in the public trough.

    BREAKING: Top House Dem to announce retirement

  • The found it pragmatic to pretend to eat the humble pie just before the election and now that the election is safely out of the way for nearly five years they again want their snouts in the trough.

    MPs' expenses: Not a special case | Editorial

  • Even though they have reduced mouths that are located away from their snouts, they eat fish almost exclusively.

    New to Nature No 37: Heliotrygon stingrays

  • Using their "lateral line system", sense organs that can detect movements and pressure changes in surrounding water, they spot their prey, thrust upward, lift the snouts and quickly open their small but very strong mouths to swallow a fish almost whole.

    New to Nature No 37: Heliotrygon stingrays

  • "I wouldn't breed a pug with an English bulldog," he says, because both breeds are brachycephalic, or have pushed-in snouts, which means a tendency for breathing disorders.

    When a Pug and a Beagle Fall in Love, It's a Puggle

  • The pigs and dogs happily gobbled up everything that turned up under their snouts—rotten food, excrement, dead rats, anything that no longer moved, sometimes even corpses.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • If anyone knows the identity of any of Patrick Fosters media informants/sources/snouts perhaps public recognition would be in order. on June 18, 2009 at 12: 28 pm Brian Ginnity

    Where Were You When You Heard About NightJack? « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

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