Copper Nose

Oliver Cromwell; also called “Ruby Nose,” “Nosey,” and “Nose Almighty,” no doubt from some scorbutic tendency which showed itself in a big red nose.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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