Nose Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Nose

  1. Barabas inventor of infernal machine; possessor of pachydermal snout. [Br. Lit.: The Jew of Malta]
  2. Bardolph for red nose, known as “knight of the burning lamp.” [Br. Lit.: Merry Wives of Windsor]
  3. Bergerac, Cyrano de gallant Frenchman; mocked unceasingly for extremely large nose [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]
  4. Durante, Jimmy (“Schnozzola”) (1893–1980) American pianist-comedian with huge nose. [Radio: “The Jimmy Durante Show” in Buxton, 124–125; Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 232]
  5. Kovalév, Major loses social eminence when nose self-detaches. [Russ. Lit.: The Nose, Kent, 474–497]
  6. Pinocchio wooden boy’s nose grows longer with every lie. [Ital. Lit.: Pinocchio;]
  7. Rudolph his red nose lit the way for Santa and his sleigh. [Am. Pop. Music: “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”]

Nosiness (See GOSSIP.)