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

 snuff /ˈsnʌf/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 snuff /ˈsnəf/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Snuff n.  The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not.
    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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Snuff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snuffed p. pr. & vb. n. Snuffing.]  To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of.
 To snuff out, to extinguish by snuffing.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Snuff v. t.
 1. To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff.
    He snuffs the wind, his heels the sand excite.   --Dryden.
 2. To perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Snuff, n.
 1. The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff.
 2. Pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once.
 3. Resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose. [Obs.]
 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]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : snuff colored; grayish to yellowish brown [syn: 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]
      v 1: sniff or smell inquiringly [syn: snuffle]
      2: inhale audibly through the nose; "snuff coke"