Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a sharp-pointed head.
  • Having a head like a pike's, with long snout and jaws.

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Examples

  • Broad-nosed whales and beaked whales; pike-headed whales; bunched whales; under-jawed whales and rostrated whales, are the fisherman's names for a few sorts.

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • Broad-nosed whales and beaked whales; pike-headed whales; bunched whales; under-jawed whales and rostrated whales, are the fishermen's names for a few sorts.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • Broad-nosed whales and beaked whales; pike-headed whales; bunched whales; under-jawed whales and rostrated whales, are the fisherman’s names for a few sorts.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

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