Definitions

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  • adj. Having a beak shaped like that of a hawk.
  • adj. Having a nose shaped like the beak of a hawk.

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Examples

  • The same officer who had first answered the prior's summons to Bonel's house, bearded, brawny, hawk-beaked, self-assured and impatient of caution once his nose had found an obvious trail.

    Monk's Hood

  • And yet I may be able to accomplish that yet -- in a roundabout way -- because the apple-visaged and hawk-beaked Mr. Neergard has apparently become my slavish creature; quite infatuated.

    The Younger Set

  • They stood high on the Abbey cliff-edge -- an old man, eagle-profiled, hawk-beaked, cockatoo-crested, with angry grey eyebrows running peakily upwards towards his temples at either side ... and a boy.

    Patsy

  • MacWhirter's, whom I would as soon marry as ----: in a word, I know that you, you hawk-beaked, keen-eyed, sleepless, indefatigable old Mrs. Cammysole, have read all my papers for these fifteen years.

    The Christmas Books of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh

  • Farmer’s letters, all Emily Delamere’s; all that poor foolish old Miss MacWhirter’s, whom I would as soon marry as — —: in a word, I know that you, you hawk-beaked, keen-eyed, sleepless, indefatigable old Mrs. Cammysole, have read all my papers for these fifteen years.

    Our Street

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