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Definition of Snuff

Snuff
Snuff Snuff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snuffed; p. pr. & vb. n. Snuffing.] [OE. snuffen. See Snuff of a candle Snuff to sniff.] To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of. To snuff out, to extinguish by snuffing.
Snuff
Snuff Snuff, v. t.[Akin to D. snuffen, G. schnupfen, schnuppen, to snuff, schnupfen a cold in the head, schnuppen to snuff (air), also, to snuff (a candle). Cf. Sniff, Snout, Snub, v. i.] 1. To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff. He snuffs the wind, his heels the sand excite. --Dryden. 2. To perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell.
Snuff
Snuff Snuff, n. [Cf. G. schnuppe candle snuff, schnuppen to snuff a candle (see Snuff, v. t., to snuff a candle), or cf. Snub, v. t.] The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not. If the burning snuff happens to get out of the snuffers, you have a chance that it may fall into a dish of soup. --Swift.
Snuff
Snuff Snuff, v. i. 1. To inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses. --Dryden. 2. To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offense. Do the enemies of the church rage and snuff? --Bp. Hall.
Snuff
Snuff Snuff, n. 1. The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff. 2. Pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once. 3. Resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose. [Obs.] Snuff dipping. See Dipping, n., 5. Snuff taker, one who uses snuff by inhaling it through the nose. To take it in snuff, to be angry or offended. --Shak. Up to snuff, not likely to be imposed upon; knowing; acute. [Slang]

Meaning of Snuff from wikipedia

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- A snuff film is a genre or video that shows scenes of actual homicide. The promotion of these films depends on sensational claims which are generally...
- Snuff is a smokeless tobacco made from ground or pulverised tobacco leaves. It is inhaled or "snuffed" into the nasal cavity, delivering a swift hit of...
- "Snuff" is a song by American heavy metal band Slipknot. Released as the fifth and final single from their fourth album All Hope Is Gone on September...
- Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese, Mongolians during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Smoking tobacco was illegal during the Qing Dynasty...
- The anatomical snuff box or snuffbox is a triangular deepening on the radial, dorsal aspect of the hand—at the level of the carpal bones, specifically...
- The American Snuff Company, formerly Conwood Sales Company LLC, is a US tobacco manufacturing company that makes a variety of smokeless tobacco products...
- Snuff is a 1976 American splatter film directed by Michael Findlay and Horacio Fredriksson. It is most notorious for being marketed as if it were an actual...
- Snuff the Punk is the debut studio album by alternative metal band P.O.D. The album was released on January 25, 1994 on Chula Vista, California-based...
- Snuff Box (sometimes referred to as Berry & Fulcher's Snuff Box) is a British dark sitcom set in London. Starring and written by Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher...
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