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snootful

[snoot-foo l] /ˈsnut fʊl/
noun, plural snootfuls. Informal.
1.
a sufficient amount of liquor to cause intoxication.
Origin
Usage note
See -ful.
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  • It has the tingly, dry shock of a snootful of sub-zero air.
Word Origin and History for snootful
n.

"as much (liquor) as one can take," 1885, from snoot (n.) + -ful.

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snoose

noun

Snuff, esp a strong moist kind

[1912+Loggers; frSwedish snus, ''snuff,''fr snustobak]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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