Snuff

6 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Snuff \Snuff\, noun

1. The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff.

2. Pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once.

3. Resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose. [Obs.]

{Snuff dipping}. See {Dipping}, noun, 5.

{Snuff taker}, one who uses snuff by inhaling it through the nose.

{To take it in snuff}, to be angry or offended. --Shak.

{Up to snuff}, not likely to be imposed upon; knowing; acute. [Slang]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Snuff \Snuff\, noun [Cf. G. schnuppe candle snuff, schnuppen to snuff a candle (see {Snuff}, verb (used with an object), to snuff a candle), or cf. {Snub}, verb (used with an object)] The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not.

If the burning snuff happens to get out of the snuffers, you have a chance that it may fall into a dish of soup. --Swift.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Snuff \Snuff\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Snuffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snuffing}.] [OE. snuffen. See {Snuff} of a candle {Snuff} to sniff.] To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of.

{To snuff out}, to extinguish by snuffing.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Snuff \Snuff\, verb (used with an object)[Akin to D. snuffen, G. schnupfen, schnuppen, to snuff, schnupfen a cold in the head, schnuppen to snuff (air), also, to snuff (a candle). Cf. {Sniff}, {Snout}, {Snub}, verb (used without an object)]

1. To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff.

He snuffs the wind, his heels the sand excite. --Dryden.

2. To perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Snuff \Snuff\, verb (used without an object)

1. To inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses. --Dryden.

2. To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offense.

Do the enemies of the church rage and snuff? --Bp. Hall.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

snuff

adjective

1: snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown [syn: {snuff}, {snuff-brown}, {mummy-brown}, {chukker-brown}]

noun

1: the charred portion of a candlewick

2: a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

3: finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose

4: sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose [syn: {sniff}, {snuff}]

verb

1: sniff or smell inquiringly [syn: {snuff}, {snuffle}]

2: inhale audibly through the nose; "snuff coke"

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