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Synonyms for beak

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the horny projection forming a bird's jaws

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the structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract

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beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e

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horny projecting mouth of a bird

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a beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures

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hit lightly with a picking motion

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Compare the English carrier and the short-faced tumbler, and see the wonderful difference in their beaks, entailing corresponding differences in their skulls.
The monster's mouth, a horned beak like a parrot's, opened and shut vertically.
The formidable beak of a cuttlefish was open over Ned Land.
So six of them took the end of the string in their beaks and flew away with it; and to his amazement it flew after them and went even higher than they.
He stooped, and dipped his beak in the pond; he thought it was his beak, but, of course, it was only his nose, and, therefore, very little water came up, and that not so refreshing as usual, so next he tried a puddle, and he fell flop into it.
Then suddenly out of the whizzing, slate-colored circle a long neck shot out, and a fierce beak made a thrust at us.
With your strong beak, break the knot which holds him tied, take him down, and lay him softly on the grass at the foot of the oak.
He went one Tuesday evening to the tavern in Beak Street and found nobody there but Macalister.
I struck metal, that time, and it nearly broke my beak.
That is not done quite as you seem to think,' said the wolf; 'you must wait until the Queen comes,' Soon afterwards, the Queen arrived with some food in her beak, and the lord King came too, and they began to feed their young ones.
In front it was different, for his Ally Sloper-like head and neck had not a feather to them, and there was a horrible raw-skin pouch on his neck under his chin--a hold-all for the things his pick-axe beak might steal.
It is here," said the Adjutant, squinting over his beak at his full pouch.
The Jackal winced, though he was full three seasons old, but you cannot resent an insult from a person with a beak a yard long, and the power of driving it like a javelin.
Swiftly something flew across the wall and darted through the trees to a close grown corner, a little flare of red-breasted bird with something hanging from its beak.
Look at him perched on that branch wonderin' where it'd be best to put that twig he's got in his beak.