Rib-nosed

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Rib-nosed having the snout ribbed, as a baboon
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ribb; Ger. rippe.

Usage

In literature:

Blood-dripping noses lose their sense of smell, And ribs are roasted that a crowd may yell.
"Punch Among the Planets" by Various
Blood dripped from his nose and his ribs creaked as the infuriated beast slowly crushed him.
"Black Bruin" by Clarence Hawkes
Lame him, or he'll be thrusting his snub nose between our ribs.
"Captain Kyd, Vol. II" by Joseph Holt Ingraham
Presently a flush hit on the nose drove him against the ropes, another in the ribs almost through them.
"Tales of Mean Streets" by Arthur Morrison
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In poetry:

The agent laughed - the agent blinked -
The agent blew his nose and winked -
And poked the parson's ribs in play -
It was that agent's vulgar way.
"The Reverend Simon Magus" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Houston Texans nose tackle Shaun Cody reportedly suffered broken ribs and a punctured lung.
Houston, TX – Houston Texans nose tackle Shaun Cody reportedly suffered broken ribs and a punctured lung.
LL Cool J broke burglary suspect's nose, jaw , ribs.
Jonathan Kirby, 56, suffered a broken nose, jaw and ribs when he encountered the muscular rapper-actor inside his Sherman Oaks, California, home, according to Los Angeles County District Attorney spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons.
'Mama said knock you out': LL Cool J broke burglary suspect's nose, jaw , ribs.
LL Cool J Broke Burglary Suspect's Nose, Jaw , Ribs.
LL Cool J broke burglary suspect's nose , jaw, ribs.
Jonathan Kirby, 56, suffered a broken nose , jaw and ribs when he encountered the muscular rapper-actor inside his Sherman Oaks, California, home, according to Los Angeles County District Attorney spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons.
Nose tackle Shaun Cody left the Buffalo game with sore ribs but returned .
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