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  • To emphasise his words, the boatswain jumped up from his seat as he spoke; and the other, thinking he was going to make an attack on him, dodged to the opposite side of the table so as to have this as a sort of bulwark in between the irate Irishman and himself, vehemently protesting all the while that there was "nuzzing" he could put on the table.

    Afloat at Last A Sailor Boy's Log of his Life at Sea

  • Of course, his actual direct quote to the press might have been along the lines of, I know nuzzing.

    Today’s Sign of the Apocalypse.

  • "And zo, cap'en," went on the Dane, perceiving that he had scored a point, and that the laugh was no longer against him, "I van hab nuzzing vor to do mit ze dreazure of ze boocaneer, and I vas hopes not vor to zee it a gains.

    The Island Treasure


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  • intransitive verb. 1 : to work with or as if with the nose; especially : to root, rub, or snuff something. 2 : to lie close or snug.

    August 9, 2018