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  • n. A variant spelling of hawknose.


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  • But she gazed down once more at the pale, gaunt face, the hawk-nose and the sunken eyes.

    Lion Of Macedon

  • He had been standing with his black brows joined above his hawk-nose, fingering the place where his dagger should have been.

    The King Must Die

  • Here, as elsewhere, the profile of the grotesque disguise invariably shows either the Greek, or the hawk-nose strangely suggestive of

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • A strange, dreamy, cruel face, with crimson laughing mouth, hawk-nose, pointed chin, and eyes of grey-blue-green: eyes in which the pupils never close and which under the shadow of the coarse black hair a-grit with sand shone like twin pools of loneliness hidden in the rocks of Time.

    The Hawk of Egypt

  • She looked up, and at the same moment the hawk-nose of her aunt came round the _door-cheek_.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • With high cheek-bones, a large hawk-nose, retreating chin, fallen under-jaw, and huge protruding white eyes, the expression of his countenance, although tinged with a species of dogged indifference to matters and things in general, was not the less utterly solemn and serious beyond all attempts at imitation or description.

    King Pest

  • But for this tarantula-dance the great hawk-nose would still be sitting as professor at his lecturing desk, and tickling the young goslings with philosophy and wisdom as they perkt up their yellow beaks to catch the crumbs he dropt into them.

    The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano Tales from the German of Tieck

  • The light from the lamp of bronze and cut-glass shade of deepest orange tint struck down upon him, throwing shadows from the snow-white turban which outlined the fine face to beneath the eyes, and round about the hawk-nose, and the mouth of which the gentleness was so belied by the dominant jaw; it gave an ivory shade to the snow-white satin of his raiment; it glistened on his only jewel, an amulet carved from an emerald in the shape of a scarab, set in gold and hung from a fine gold chain about his neck.

    The Hawk of Egypt

  • "Now, lads," said the leader, who was a tall, lanky, huge-boned, cadaverous fellow with a heavy chin and hawk-nose, named Stalker, "I'll tell 'e what it is.

    Twice Bought


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