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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nuz·zle /ˈnʌzəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nour·sle v. t.  To nurse; to rear; to bring up. [Obs.] [Written also nosel, nousel, nousle, nowsle, nusle, nuzzle, etc.]
    She noursled him till years he raught.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nuz·zle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nuzzled p. pr. & vb. n. Nuzzling ]
 1. To noursle or nurse; to foster; to bring up. [Obs.]
    The people had been nuzzled in idolatry.   --Milton.
 2.  To nestle; to house, as in a nest.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nuz·zle v. i.
 1. To work with the nose, like a swine in the mud.
 And nuzzling in his flank, the loving swine
 Sheathed, unaware, the tusk in his soft groin.   --Shak.
    He charged through an army of lawyers, sometimes . . . nuzzling like an eel in the mud.   --Arbuthnot.
 2. To go with head poised like a swine, with nose down.
    Sir Roger shook his ears, and nuzzled along.   --Arbuthnot.
 3.  To hide the head, as a child in the mother's bosom; to nestle.
 4. To loiter; to idle. [Prov. Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position;
           "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The
           children snuggled into their sleeping bags" [syn: cuddle,
            snuggle, nestle, nest, draw close]
      2: rub noses [syn: nose]
      3: dig out with the snout; "the pig nuzzled the truffle"