nose out of

nose something out of something

 and nose something out 
1. Lit. [for an animal] to force something out of something gently and cautiously. (As if pushing with the nose.) The cat nosed her kitten out of the corner. The cat nosed out her kittens where we could see them. She nosed them out.
2. Fig. to move something cautiously out of something or some place, nose first. Todd nosed the car out of the parking place carefully. He nosed out the car with skill. Ted nosed it out.
See also: nose, of, out