from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of mixed drink. See the extracts.
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The sergeant asked for pepper and salt; minced the food fine and made it savoury, and kept administering it by teaspoonfuls; urging Philip to drink from time to time from his own cup of dog's-nose.
"friendly leads," and ratting contests in Rotherhithe slums, become expensive, when you happen to be the only gentleman present possessed of a collar, and are expected to do the honours of your class in dog's-nose.
Come, give us another glass of your dog's-nose, and no more of your sermon, which isn't edifying. "