Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the bill straight, as a bird; rectirostral.
- adj. having a straight beak
“I find a spot with a stand outside lined with straight-billed caps that are in plain colors, from black to pink, with the elaborate skull-and-flower Ed Hardy–esque designs that are in style right now among some of the tepiteños, and knockoff caps for certain American teams: NY, LA, AZ, and SD, the insignia used by the San Diego Padres.”
“Tom Tallington looked eagerly at the straight-billed, long-legged, black-and-white bird, but shook his head, while Chip, the dog, who had seated himself with his nose close to the bunch, uttered one short sharp bark.”
“ By this point, The End was pretty overrun with youngsters in straight-billed caps, suspenders, plugs and/or flashy sneakers, but hell, we were already three sheets, and the crowd made for an energetic response to Turbo Fruits 'now-familiar material.”
“His K/9 is still a healthy 7.0, and considering his reputation as a ball controller, his walk rate should plummet in 2011, especially with an extra season of knowledge under his straight-billed cap.”
“Andray Blatche of the Wizards has a moderately cool b-day jam: KD and Beasley were there, as well as a pink-shirt wearing Gilbert Arenas and lots of tall men wearing straight-billed caps.”
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