In half a minute the bear's snout appeared at the top of the hole.
He had his snout thrust out, and was "sniffing" at a great rate.
A sharp blow on the snout with a stick seems sufficient to kill them.
One man, a butcher, was pulling on a rope which was tied around a porker's snout.
As soon as it advances its snout to seize it, its foot is caught in the trap.
With the breeze biting her weather bow, I'll hold her snout into it.
They only allow the end of the snout, or at most the head, to appear.
The nostrils are on the upper part of the snout, through which it blows like a whale.
There could be no doubt that it had a turn-up nose, much more like a snout than a child's nose.
We was under the tents looking at a little Giraffe; a elephant come up behind me and touched me with its snout.
early 13c., "trunk or projecting nose of an animal," from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch snute "snout," from Proto-Germanic *snut- (cf. German Schnauze, Norwegian snut, Danish snude "snout"), which Watkins traces to a hypothetical Germanic root *snu- forming words having to do with the nose, imitative of a sudden drawing of breath (cf. Old English gesnot "nasal mucus;" German schnauben "pant, puff, snort" (Austrian dialect), schnaufen "breathe heavily, pant," Schnupfen "cold in the head"). Of other animals and (contemptuously) of humans from c.1300.