snuff

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Resentment or skepticism expressed by quickly drawing air through the nose; snuffling; sniffling
Leavings in a glass after drinking; heel-taps
To kill a person; to snuff out
Pertaining to a form of pornographic film which involves someone's actually being tortured or murdered
Finely ground or pulverized tobacco intended for use by being sniffed or snorted into the nose
The burning part of a candle wick, or the black, burnt remains of a wick (which has to be periodically removed)

his memory stinks like the snuff of a candle when it is put out .

A snort or sniff of fine-ground, powdered, or pulverized tobacco
The act of briskly inhaling by the nose; a sniff, a snort
To extinguish a candle or oil-lamp flame by covering the burning end of the wick until the flame is suffocated
Fine-ground or minced tobacco, dry or moistened, intended for use by placing a pinch behind the lip or beneath the tongue; see also snus

Dry snuffs are often adulterated with quicklime, and moist snuffs, as rappee, with ammonia, hellebore, pearl-ash, etc.

To inhale through the nose
Snot, mucus
Smell, scent, odour
{v} to crop, smell, draw breath, snort, take offense
Resentment or skepticism expressed by quickly drawing air through the nose; snuffling; sniffling. Cf huff (quickly puffing air from the nose of mouth)
finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time the charred portion of a candlewick inhale audibly through the nose; "snuff coke"
{i} act of inhaling, breathing in; sound made when breathing in; powdered tobacco that is inhaled through the nose; burnt end of a candle wick
sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
To inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses
Fine-ground or pulverized tobacco intended for use by being sniffed or snorted into the nose
Relating to death
Up to snuff Wide awake, knowing, sharp; not easily taken in or imposed upon; alive to scent (Dutch, snuffen, to scent, snuf; Danish, snöfte) Took it in snuff - in anger, in huff “You'll mar the light by taking it in snuff ” Shakespeare: Love's Labour's Lost, v 2 “Who, when it next came there, took it in snuff ”- Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV , i 3 Snuff Out He was snuffed out - put down, eclipsed The allusion is to a candle snuffed with snuffers
Resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose
Up to snuff Wide awake, knowing, sharp; not easily taken in or imposed upon; alive to scent (Dutch, snuffen, to scent, snuf; Danish, snöfte) Took it in snuff - in anger, in huff “You'll mar the light by taking it in snuff ” Shakespeare: Love's Labour's Lost, v 2 “Who, when it next came there, took it in snuff ”- Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV , i 3 Snuff Out He was snuffed out - put down, eclipsed The allusion is to a candle snuffed with snuffers
The act of inhaling by the nose; a sniff
a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once
To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offense
Leavings in a glass after drinking; heel-taps. (Quote from UED)
The killing of a person that is engaged in sexual intercourse; to snuff out
If someone snuffs it, they die. He thought he was about to snuff it
A snort of fine-ground or pulverized tobacco
To extinguish a candle or oil-lamp flame by covering the burning end of thewick until the flame is suffocated
Pulverized tobacco, etc
The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not
{f} inhale, breathe in through the nose; sniff, smell; examine by smelling (as of animals); inhale snuff; destroy; extinguish; cut off the burned end of a candle wick
Snuff is powdered tobacco which people take by breathing it in quickly through their nose
snuff colored; grayish to yellowish brown
sniff or smell inquiringly
To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of
To perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell
Fine-ground or minced tobacco moistened and intended for use by placing a pinch (placing a pinch = dipping) behind the lip or beneath the tongue
The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff
inhale audibly through the nose; "snuff coke"
sniff or smell inquiringly snuff colored; grayish to yellowish brown
The burning part of a candle wick, or that which has been charrred by the flame, whether burning or not. (Quote from UED)
To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff
powdered tobacco for inhaling through nose
the charred portion of a candlewick
finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose
snuss
smutchin
snuff film
A film that shows, or purports to show, the actual deliberate killing of one of the performers
snuff films
plural form of snuff film
snuff it
to die

Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it.

snuff movie
Alternative name of snuff film
snuff movies
plural form of snuff movie
snuff out
To extinguish, to stop a process, to kill, to rub out
snuff out
To kill a living being, especially the killing of a person engaged in sexual intercourse
snuff-dish
A dish for a snuffer (a candle-snuffer)
snuff-dish
A dish for the snuff of the lamps of the Tabernacle
snuff film
A movie in a purported genre of explicit pornography culminating in the actual violent death of a participant in a sex act
snuff film
pornographic film in which one of the actors is murdered during or after a sadistic sexual act
snuff out
put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles
snuff out
To snuff out something such as a disagreement means to stop it, usually in a forceful or sudden way. Every time a new flicker of resistance appeared, the government snuffed it out The recent rebound in mortgage rates could snuff out the housing recovery
snuff out
If you snuff out a small flame, you stop it burning, usually by using your fingers or by covering it with something for a few seconds. Tenzin snuffed out the candle
snuff out
put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"
snuff out
extinguish; destroy; bring to a sudden end; crush; kill (Informal)
snuff-color
dark yellowish brown
fairy snuff
fair enough

An impeccable Cockney rhyme, though it may offend purists of speech, is burnt cinders ‘windows’; whilst fairy snuff ‘fair enough’ is certainly a true rhyme despite its extra s.

up to snuff
Adequate; of acceptable or quality; satisfying an appropriate standard

About 40% of U.S. counties lack full-time public-health service. . . . Many registered hospitals are not up to snuff.

up to snuff
Mentally alert, shrewd, savvy

But the people, who prided themselves on being what they called üppen zie schnuffen, or, as we should say, up to snuff, and equal to every occasion, had already seen a way out of the difficulty.

pinch of snuff
a portion of snuff (powdered tobacco which is inhaled)
snuffed
past of snuff
snuffing
present participle of snuff
snuffs
third-person singular of snuff
take it in snuff
be insulted, be humiliated
up to snuff
of a high level; clever, intelligent
snuff
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