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nose something (out) (onto something)

to drive or push something carefully out onto the surface of something, nose first. I nosed the car out onto the highway, looking both ways. She nosed out the car.

nose

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They all stretched themselves on the floor, their noses pointing to the ceiling.
There was good luck promised out of the crook of your nose, but ye bear fruit like the bang of a drum.
"Step down the steps," says the man with the crooked nose, "and I will enter by the door above and let ye in.
"I don't say it's the sort of nose one would wear out of mere foppery," he admitted.
That man, I fancy, has gone a very crooked road--by following his nose."
It was a bronze coin, and the colour, combined with the exact curve of the Roman nose and something in the very lift of the long, wiry neck, made the head of Caesar on it the almost precise portrait of Philip Hawker.
The only oddity one could fix was that his nose, which was otherwise of a good shape, was just slightly turned sideways at the tip; as if, when it was soft, it had been tapped on one side with a toy hammer.
The Carabineer grabbed him by the nose (it was an extremely long one and seemed made on purpose for that very thing) and returned him to Mastro Geppetto.
Anthony's Nose = this incident probably occurred at a place on the Mohawk River called today The Noses, between Fonda and Palatine Bridge; there is another St.
This did awake him, for he uttered "Jerry" in a low, crooning voice, and Jerry responded with a touch of his cold damp nose to the other's cheek.
He felt Jerry's cool nose against his bare calf, heard his joyous sniff, and bent and caressed him.
He pressed his cool nose to Skipper's leg, and the rose-kiss of his tongue brought him the salt taste of sea-water.
So he lay down, in a comfortable crouching position, his nose fully a foot away, and out of the line of the tail.
It was sitting on a log, not a foot beyond the end of his nose. Each saw the other.
Then she fell to backing away and sneezing, her nose bristling with quills like a monstrous pin- cushion.