sharp-nosed


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having a sharply pointed nose

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Their conclusion was based on Cleopatra's depiction on a Roman denarius coin which shows her as a sharp-nosed, thin-lipped woman with a protruding chin.
City of the Sharp-Nosed Fish: Greek Lives in Roman Egypt.
City of the Sharp-Nosed Fish: Greek Lives in Roman Egypt by Peter Parsons Weidenfeld & Nicolson, hb, pp258, 20 [pounds sterling]
Blunt bullet noses hardly limit your reach at woods ranges, but the sharp-nosed LEVERevolution ammo from Hornady clearly excels for long shooting.
Happily, no sharp-nosed policemen were in the immediate vicinity but, even had they been, any breathalyser on their part would have been a sad disappointment.
It's not everyone's cup of tea, with the front end sporting almost a leer via the distinctive slanted front headlights and sharp-nosed grille.
It's gum of the chewy variety, designed to camouflage your stinky human breath from those sharp-nosed critters you're stalking.
The tall, sharp-nosed uncrowned queen of Iraq died exhausted, possibly of a barbiturate overdose, and was buried in the British cemetery in Iraq's capital.
The 12-foot, sharp-nosed dolphin plays a sickening game of keepie-up - headbutting the small porpoise into the air.
Consider the burrowing Vietnamese sharp-nosed snake, collected by U.
As a matter of fact, he looks very much like a sharp-nosed Russian peasant, a self-made inventor who suddenly shaved off his beard and put on an English suit of clothes.
To prevent the sharp-nosed bullets from hitting primers of the cartridge in front them, the case had a deep groove around the inside diameter of the rim so the nose of the bullet behind it caught in the groove and was thus prevented from resting against the primer.
The advantages are not just that you can use sharp-nosed bullets safely but that those bullets can have better external ballistics, lower drag, flatter trajectories and better-controlled expansion.