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schnozz

slang A nose. Originally from Yiddish. I think I broke my schnozz when I fell off my bike. Wow, would you look at the size of that guy's schnozz?
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schnozz

and schnozzle and schnozzola and shnozz (ʃnɑz and ʃnɑzlæ and ʃnɑˈzolə and ʃnɑz)
n. the nose. (From German Schnauze via Yiddish.) Look at the schnozz on that guy!
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