(North`west"), adv. Toward the northwest.
(North`west"er) n. A storm or gale from the northwest; a strong northwest wind.
(North`west"er*ly), a. Toward the northwest, or from the northwest.
(North`west"ern) a. Of, pertaining to, or being in, the northwest; in a direction toward the
northwest; coming from the northwest; northwesterly; as, a northwestern course.
(North`west"ward North`west"ward*ly) adv. Toward the northwest.
(Nor*we"gi*an) a. [Cf. Icel. Noregr, Norvegr, Norway. See North, and Way.] Of or pertaining
to Norway, its inhabitants, or its language.
1. A native of Norway.
2. That branch of the Scandinavian language spoken in Norway.
(Nor*we"gi*um) n. [NL. See Norwegian.] (Chem.) A rare metallic element, of doubtful
identification, said to occur in the copper-nickel of Norway.
(Nor*we"yan) a. Norwegian. [Obs.] Shak.
(Nose) n. [AS. nosu; akin to D. neus, G. nase, OHG. nasa, Icel. nös, Sw. näsa, Dan. näse,
Lith. nosis, Russ. nos', L. nasus, nares, Skr. nasa, nas. Cf. Nasal, Nasturtium, Naze, Nostril,
1. (Anat.) The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and
olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory.
2. The power of smelling; hence, scent.
We are not offended with a dog for a better nose than his master.Collier.
3. A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the
nose of a teakettle.