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  • We never understood the joke, but I guess his nose was a bit beak-like.

    The World in Rubber, Soft and Malleable « A Fly in Amber

  • But the whole thing - drawings and all - was weird: who was the guy in the superhero suit, and the skinny guy with the tall head and beak-like lips?

    Little Vampire (and Other Little Folk)

  •   His eyes fluttered open, and he saw her large beak-like nose inclined towards him beneath the coronet of her dark intent eyes.

    After the Badlands

  • A bunch of women in black burkhas and beak-like nose coverings that made them look like sinister crows were also there.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • He's become a cartoon character who also has a beak-like nose and circles for feet -- just two simple black circles.

    Diane Tucker: Luckovich's Lament: Cartooning Obama Is Gonna Be Tough

  • Higher up on the hillside, with a tall grove and a holly bush at its back, Nash has constructed a shelter like a coracle, a hazel bender sprung on a foundation cruck frame of a bow of oak made from a single limb sawn lengthwise in four, with a matt-black canvas skin stretched over the woven wood, a small stove and an ingenious beak-like chimney, like the spout of a jug.

    Wildwood

  • He has a prominent, beak-like nose, and a bushy white moustache, which somehow look distinguished instead of comical.

    Day 12: Filming the King's arrival

  • The rostrum of cladocerans is the beak-like termination of the head.

    Crustacea

  • Their mouths are small and contain small incisor-like teeth that can occasionally be fused to form a beak-like structure (e.g., parrotfishes).

    Coral reef fish feeding behavior in the Caribbean

  • All heteropterans have a beak-like mouth (rostrum) that originates at the anterior tip of the head and lies posteriorly underneath the body when not in use.

    Insecta (Aquatic)

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