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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Liquor; any strong drink that reddens the nose or otherwise stamps the drinker.


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  • When it gits noised about that a certain kind of nose-paint is some advantageous toward this particular brand of dream, why, there ain't no way of keeping a sufficient supply in camp.

    The Boy With the U. S. Foresters


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