from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having the form of a duck's bill.
- adjective (Zoöl.) a limpet of the genus Parmaphorus; -- so named from its shape.
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Supplanted by the square-toed, ankle-strapped duck's-bill shoe, which promptly became ridiculously wide.