Definitions

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  • adjective having a snout that is longer than average

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Examples

  • The montage of icons does cohere into a sort of meta-icon perhaps, of dogs that are (for me) short-haired, middling-sized, with dark-brown fur; but this is … a sort of cubist collage of perspectives that spills out beyond its casual frame, each dog a Cerberus with three heads superimposed one over the other, snub-nosed and long-snouted, ears pricked and flattened, slavering and not slavering.

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  • The humblest trimmer would treat him with the indulgence of a child; while an oiler, a greasy nimbus about his head and in his hand, as sceptre, a long-snouted can, would indeed appear to him a demigod and ruler of forces beyond his ken.

    The Shrinkage of the Planet

  • The montage of icons does cohere into a sort of meta-icon perhaps, of dogs that are (for me) short-haired, middling-sized, with dark-brown fur; but this is … a sort of cubist collage of perspectives that spills out beyond its casual frame, each dog a Cerberus with three heads superimposed one over the other, snub-nosed and long-snouted, ears pricked and flattened, slavering and not slavering.

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  • Neck, from head to shoulders, a mass of bristling hair; sharp pointed ears, long-snouted, lips snarling, fangs dripping; yelping rather than barking; wolfish of aspect and not nice to look upon when in anger — this is the husky, or wolf-dog of the North.

    Husky — The Wolf Dog of the North

  • Unchallenged, the kobolds—long-snouted, whiskered humanoids who were generally more annoying than dangerous—had moved back into the area.

    WORLD OF WARCRAFT STORMRAGE

  • Between twenty and twenty-five million years ago, a pale, long-snouted dolphin left the Pacific Ocean and began navigating the muddy brown waters of the Yangtze.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Unchallenged, the kobolds—long-snouted, whiskered humanoids who were generally more annoying than dangerous—had moved back into the area.

    WORLD OF WARCRAFT STORMRAGE

  • Between twenty and twenty-five million years ago, a pale, long-snouted dolphin left the Pacific Ocean and began navigating the muddy brown waters of the Yangtze.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Between twenty and twenty-five million years ago, a pale, long-snouted dolphin left the Pacific Ocean and began navigating the muddy brown waters of the Yangtze.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Nearby, one of dozens of small shrines was marked with the long-snouted skull of a donkey.

    Spellbound

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