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  • Architect Leonard Fusco, of GF55 Partners, which designs apartment buildings that generally look more like new-age dormitories than places where anyone really builds a life, has rimmed the building's front windows in heavy frames of custom bull-nose brick with panels of pre-distressed aluminum running vertically between.

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  • RAY DAVIS, GEORGIA AQUARIUM: Well, as we understand it was a bull-nose ray, which can get rather large.

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  • As they flashed by the "bull-nose" she saw silhouetted against the brightening light which streamed across the water from the beach, the sharp outline of a fishing-boat.

    El Diablo

  • A wide chisel, say about 1-1/4 in. wide, a small iron "bull-nose" plane, and a keyhole saw, will all be helpful, and save

    Wood-Carving Design and Workmanship

  • There was also a heavy gold string course and bull-nose moulding similar to that on the palace; but, apart from that and the gold-tiled roof, there was no attempt at exterior decorative effect.

    Harry Escombe A Tale of Adventure in Peru

  • Finally, above the upper row of windows, in the place usually occupied by a cornice in European buildings, there was a massive bull-nose moulding, quite three feet deep, also of solid gold, surmounted by the parapet which guarded the flat roof of the building.

    Harry Escombe A Tale of Adventure in Peru

  • The wall was built with a vertical face to a height of some twenty feet, above which it swelled outward in the form known as a "bull-nose," the upper surface of which sloped so steeply upward as to render it unclimbable; so that, even if a man, or men, should climb as far as the swell of the bull-nose by means of a pole or ladder, the would-be intruders could get no farther.

    In Search of El Dorado

  • In return for generous patronage, Melbourne artist Carl Scrase has delivered a postcard of his hand, a bull-nose paper clip sculpture and a collage of cut up photographs of his face on a wooden board, the Herald Sun reported.

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  • He won the 2010 Archangel Prize, a $5000 award from St Michael's Grammar School sponsored by Bendigo Bank, for piecing together thousands of bull-nose paper clips.

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  • All Brick w / arches and bull-nose accents and low maintenance exterior-custom landscaped w / irrigation.

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