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 for nozzle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nozzle \Noz"zle\, n. [A dim. of nose. [root]261.] [Written also
     1. The nose; the snout; hence, the projecting vent of
        anything; as, the nozzle of a bellows.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Specifically:
        (a) A short tube, usually tapering, forming the vent of a
            hose or pipe.
        (b) A short outlet, or inlet, pipe projecting from the end
            or side of a hollow vessel, as a steam-engine cylinder
            or a steam boiler.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged [syn:
           nozzle, nose]
      2: informal terms for the nose [syn: beak, honker, hooter,
         nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnoz]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "nozzle":
     aerosol, antlia, aspergil, aspergillum, atomizer, beak, beezer,
     bib nozzle, bill, bugle, clyster, concentrate sprayer, conk,
     douche, enema, fountain syringe, mist concentrate sprayer, muffle,
     muzzle, nares, neb, needle bath, nib, nose, nostrils,
     olfactory organ, pecker, pressure nozzle, proboscis, rhinarium,
     rose, rosehead, rostrum, schnozzle, shower, shower bath,
     shower head, smeller, snoot, snout, sparge, sparger, spray,
     spray can, spray nozzle, sprayer, sprinkler, sprinkler head,
     sprinkling system, syringe, trunk, watercart, watering can,
     watering pot

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