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  • Maybe that alternate LAS design (not a tower, but a snubnosed hood), soon to be test-flown, would work better, or abort motors underneath Orion.

    Downplaying Internal Doubts About Ares - NASA Watch

  • There was a time when naif alphabetters would have written it down the tracing of a purely deliquescent recidivist, possibly ambidextrous, snubnosed probably and presenting a strangely profound rainbowl in his (or her) occiput.

    Finnegans Wake

  • She limped to her gun safe and got out her backup piece — a snubnosed .38 — and attached the clip-on holster to her belt.

    Devil's Bargain

  • Little. 38 snubnosed held vertically by the side of his head.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The so-called abstract objects the mind thinks just as, if one had thought of the snubnosed not as snub-nosed but as hollow, one would have thought of an actuality without the flesh in which it is embodied: it is thus that the mind when it is thinking the objects of Mathematics thinks as separate elements which do not exist separate.

    On the Soul

  • Back then the payoff was that Susie would let you eat some of her paste or give you a haircut with those wicked snubnosed scissors they handed out each fall.

    [ steps to improve or create a good relationship ] on 12.10.02 @ 2:54 pm

  • Before Bernadette could decide what to do, the man dropped the woman in the dirt by the side of the road and drew a snubnosed revolver from the waistband of his jeans.

    The Girls He Adored

  • Jamaica was sliding a snubnosed lazgun out of his thigh holster.

    Tek Lab

  • He strode forward: a stocky, muscular figure in a blue zipskin, features broad, high of cheekbones, snubnosed, eyes green and slightly tilted, hair reddish black.

    The Earth Book of Stormgate

  • Years had scarcely touched the snubnosed, dark-ivory face, apart from crinkles around the eyes and scattered white in the hair.

    The Day Of Their Return


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  • describes a hand gun with a barrel less than three inches long.

    December 1, 2007