from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the form of a duck's bill.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In printing, a projecting lip of stiff paper or cardboard pasted on the tympan of a hand-press to sustain and keep in place the sheet to be printed.


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  • Supplanted by the square-toed, ankle-strapped duck's-bill shoe, which promptly became ridiculously wide.

    Futures Imperfect


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