Definition of Nostrils

1. Noun. (plural of nostril) ¹



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Definition of Nostrils

1. nostril [n] - See also: nostril

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nostrils

nostos
nostra
nostra remedia
nostrificate
nostrificated
nostrificates
nostrificating
nostrification
nostrifications
nostrified
nostrifies
nostrify
nostrifying
nostrilled
nostrils (current term)
nostrum
nostrum remedium
nostrums
nosuh
nosy
nosy-parker
nosy parker
nosybodies
nosybody
not
not-for-profit
not-for-profits
not-pologies
not-pology

Literary usage of Nostrils

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1. Israel in Egypt: Sacred Oratorio by George Frideric Handel, Georg Friedrich Händel, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Horace Wadham Nicholl (1900)
"P Г blast of Thy nostrils, » * Mp M1 P- •hV -h nostrils, ... g-ath-er-ed to-g-ether, of Thy nostrils, ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"To breathe strongly through the nostrils, as expressive of displeasure or ... A suppressed laugh, issuing with a snorting noise from the nostrils, ibid. ..."

3. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (1903)
"THIS ATTRACTED THE OLD MAN'S nostrils When he could eat no more, the old man sighed, wiped his hands on his naked legs, and gazed out over the sea. ..."

4. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"The principal shapes of the nostrils may be thus exhibited :—a line, linear nostrils; a line variously enlarged at either end, ..."

5. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... white the bones Scatter'd, and all the teeth came shatter'd forth ; His eyeballs fill'd with blood ; for breath he gasp'd Through nostrils and through ..."

6. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... turned upward at one end for insertion in the nostrils. Over the other end are fitted in turn various tubes with odoriferous substances. ..."

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