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Blend of nose +‎ earshot


noseshot (uncountable)

  1. range of smell, a distance in which something is detectable by smell
    • 2002, Michael Meehan, Stormy weather[1], page 74:
      As she approached closer, though, the load of rabbits came into vivid noseshot, and the saxophonist's nose wrinkled at the reek.
    • 2006, Jim Dawson, Blame It on the Dog: A Modern History of the Fart[2], page 73:
      ...Fartman's thunder has been stolen by a character in the 1999 film Mystery Man named Spleen (played by Paul Reubens, better known as Pee Wee Herman) whose power was his ability to discharge farts so lethally putrid that they incapacitated anyone within noseshot.