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  • v. Obsolete form of noursle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To nurse; to lead or teach; to foster; to nuzzle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of nuzzle.
  • n. An obsolete form of nozle.


See noursle. (Wiktionary)


  • In this machine the air in a large vessel is compressed by a column of water 260 feet high, a stop-cock is then opened, and as the air issues out with great vehemence, and thus becomes immediately greatly expanded, so much cold is produced that the moisture from this stream of air is precipitated in the form of snow, and ice is formed adhering to the nosel of the cock.

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