Bottle-nose

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bottle-nose A grey cetacean of the Dolphin family, of several species, as Delphinus Tursio and Lagenorhyncus leucopleurus, of Europe.
    • Bottle-nose a north Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead.
    • Bottle-nose The puffin.
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Usage

In literature:

But I have a very distinct recollection that the whales were not all Killers, and that some, at any rate, were Bottle-nosed whales.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
The Harbour and Striped porpoises, and the Common and Bottle-nosed dolphins, are chiefly on the east and south.
"Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador" by William Wood
They have great bottle noses, pretty full lips, and wide mouths.
"A Source Book Of Australian History" by Compiled by Gwendolen H. Swinburne
But when she looked round again, she found she was leaning back in a comfortable open carriage, with a bottle of salts at her nose.
"The Last of the Peterkins" by Lucretia P. Hale
The other is the bottle-nose porpoise, which is generally thought to be the phaecena of Aristotle.
"A Voyage to New Holland" by William Dampier
If seed be the object, of course the process is justifiable; but for the table a 'bottle nose' cannot be regarded as an ornament.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
Lifting Lucien's head, the doctor held a small bottle under his nose, and the wounded man came out.
"The Last Spike" by Cy Warman
Haven't I the temptation of a bottle of wine under my nose every day of my life?
"Phineas Finn" by Anthony Trollope
Fanny rubbed Andrew's forehead with the camphor, and held the bottle to his nose.
"The Portion of Labor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
He opened a stoppered bottle and held its rim to the lady's nose.
"Madame Flirt" by Charles E. Pearce
Instead of his chum, he found himself face to face with a bottle-nosed dolphin!
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
Sir Chetwode's nose was perhaps a snub; Sir Tichborne's was certainly a bottle.
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
The idea of a delicate woman like me having a bottle of hartshorn bobbed under her nose!
"Eventide" by Effie Afton
Someone pushed through the crowd to Grace and thrust a bottle of smelling salts under her nose.
"The Automobile Girls at Chicago" by Laura Dent Crane
And when I came a little to myself, I saw him sit there, and the Maid Nan, holding a Smelling-bottle to my Nose, and no Mrs.
"Pamela Censured" by Anonymous
They loosened her dress, and thrust two or three smelling-bottles under her nose at the same time.
"The Jews of Barnow" by Karl Emil Franzos
Lupin uncorked the bottle, poured a few drops of the chloroform on the two pads and held them to the noses of the magistrate and his clerk.
"813" by Maurice Leblanc
He came back with the case of undressed skin, and Sanders opened it, took out the ammonia bottle, and applied it to the man's nose.
"Sanders of the River" by Edgar Wallace
A hand holding a bottle of smelling salts dropped away from her nose.
"Linda Lee, Incorporated" by Louis Joseph Vance
A pinch of snuff or smelling-bottle applied to the nose can do no harm.
"The Domestic Cat" by Gordon Stables
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In poetry:

We met, we 'planted' blows on blows:
We fought as long as we were able:
My rival had a bottle-nose,
And both my speaking eyes were sable.
"Gemini And Virgo" by Charles Stuart Calverley
They had hoped for a sight of the " Foaming Tank "
—Or a bottle of " Mother's ruin " —
But after a look at the Farmer's nose
—They knew there was " nothing doin’".
"The Travellers aka Twas a Dark and Stormy Night! (with knobs on)" by T W Connor

In news:

While on the Chevy Cast & Blast fishing Louisiana's Lake Calcasieu (just across the Texas line) I captured on video an incredibly beautiful pink albino bottle-nosed dolphin.
A bottle nose dolphin is currently swimming in circles in South San Francisco's Colma Creek.
Wine Lover's Nose For Fakery Leads To Famed Bottles.
Or even trying to feed or touch it -- is obviously not smart, and people need to understand that the bottle-nosed dolphin that plies the waterways of Lakeshore Estates near Slidell is not a pet.
The beer that led the craft-beer charge is still brewed with whole Magnum, Perle, and pungent Cascade hop flowers for a satisfying bite and grassy, floral nose, and each bottle is carbonated with additions of yeast and brewer's sugar.
Wine Lover 's Nose For Fakery Leads To Famed Bottles.
A pod of Bottle Nose dolphins swim under the oily water of Chandeleur Sound, La.
As she sips and sniffs with two scent-obsessed sommeliers, she follows her nose to the most aromatic bottles.
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