Definition of nose-wiper in English:

nose-wiper

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noun

informal , dated
A handkerchief.
More example sentences
  • Among the latter people, we have seen a large supply of paper nose-wipers.
  • Each of the other men in the council circle received one of those nose wipers, a knife, and a piece of tobacco to smoke.
  • I say, chummy, seems as if a nose wiper has fallen overboard and she's stopped to pick it up.

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