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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Snore.
 
You snore like an owl. It is very generally believed that owls snore, and it is quite certain that a noise like snoring proceeds from their nests; but this is most likely the “purring” of the young birds, nestling in comfort and warmth under the parent wing.   1
 


 Snooks.Snow King. 

 
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