Snuffle

Snuf"fle

, n. 1. The act of snuffing; a sound made by the air passing through the nose when obstructed.
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This dread sovereign, Breath, in its passage, gave a snort or snuffle.
Coleridge.
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2. An affected nasal twang; hence, cant; hypocrisy.
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3. pl. Obstruction of the nose by mucus; nasal catarrh of infants or children. [Colloq.]
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