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7 definitions found
 for Snuff
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     To snuff out, to extinguish by snuffing.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              He snuffs the wind, his heels the sand excite.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. To perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Snuff \Snuff\, v. i.
     1. To inhale air through the nose with violence or with
        noise, as do dogs and horses. --Dryden.
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     2. To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of
        contempt; hence, to take offense.
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              Do the enemies of the church rage and snuff? --Bp.
                                                    Hall.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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           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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Snuff \Snuff\, 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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  snuff
      adj 1: snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown [syn:
             snuff, snuff-brown, mummy-brown, chukker-brown]
      n 1: the charred portion of a candlewick
      2: a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
      3: finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose
      4: sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose [syn: sniff,
         snuff]
      v 1: sniff or smell inquiringly [syn: snuff, snuffle]
      2: inhale audibly through the nose; "snuff coke"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  137 Moby Thesaurus words for "snuff":
     Aqua-Lung, artificial respiration, aspirate, aspiration,
     assibilate, assibilation, asthmatic wheeze, blow, blow out, breath,
     breath of air, breathe, breathe hard, breathe in, breathe out,
     breathing, broken wind, buzz, choke, cough, damp, douse, draw in,
     dudgeon, effervesce, effervescence, effervescing, exhalation,
     exhale, exhaust, expel, expiration, expire, exsufflation,
     extinguish, fizz, fizzle, fizzling, frication, frictional rustling,
     gasp, gulp, hack, hiccup, hiss, hissing, huff, hush, hushing,
     inhalation, inhalator, inhale, inhalement, inspiration, inspire,
     insufflation, iron lung, lisp, miff, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation,
     nose, out, oxygen mask, oxygen tent, pant, pinch of snuff, pique,
     puff, put out, quench, rappee, resentment, respiration, respire,
     rhonchus, scent, scuba, shush, shushing, sibilance, sibilate,
     sibilation, siffle, sigh, sigmatism, siss, sissing, sizz, sizzle,
     sizzling, slack, slurp, smell, smell of, smother, sneeze, sneezing,
     sniff, sniffle, snoose, snore, snoring, snort, snuff bottle,
     snuff in, snuff mill, snuff out, snuffbox, snuffle, spit, splutter,
     sputter, squash, squelch, squish, stamp out, sternutation, stertor,
     stifle, suck, suck in, sucking, suckle, suction, suspiration,
     swish, umbrage, wheeze, whiff, whish, whistle, whistling,
     white noise, whiz, whoosh, wind, zip
  
  

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