Definition of nose bit in English:

nose bit

(also nose-bit)

noun

  • Chiefly Woodworking. A bit having an angled cutting lip at the end for scooping out the core of a hole as it is bored. Compare "auger-bit". Now rare.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From nose + bit.

Pronunciation

nose bit

/ˈnəʊz bɪt/