[noh-see-uh m] /noʊˈsi əm/
noun, Northern and Western U.S.
Any tiny biting insect; midge; gnat
[1847+; fr a presumed Indian term]
- Nose flute
noun 1. (esp in the South Sea Islands) a type of flute blown through the nose
- Nose for news
noun phrase Special ability and eagerness for learning news: A good reporter has, first of all, a keen nose for news (1893+)
[nohz-gey] /ˈnoʊzˌgeɪ/ noun 1. a small bunch of flowers; bouquet; posy. /ˈnəʊzˌɡeɪ/ noun 1. a small bunch of flowers; posy n. “bunch of flowers,” early 15c., from nose (n.) + gay in an obsolete noun sense of “gay or bright thing.”
noun 1. a town in NE Rhode Island.