SNUFF, noun [allied to snub, neb, nib.]
1. The burning part of a candle wick, or that which has been charred by the flame, whether burning or not.
2. A candle almost burnt out.
3. Pulverized tobacco, taken or prepared to be taken into the nose.
4. Resentment; huff, expressed by a snuffing of the nose.
SNUFF, verb transitive
1. To draw in with the breath; to inhale; as, to snuff the wind.
2. To scent; to smell; to perceive by the nose.
3. To crop the snuff as of a candle; to take off the end of the snuff
SNUFF, verb intransitive
1. To snort; to inhale air with violence or with noise; as dogs and horses.
2. To turn up the nose and inhale air in contempt. Malachi 1:13.
3. To take offense.