, n. 1. The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff.
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2. Pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once.
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3. Resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose. [Obs.]
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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]
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