Stork-billed

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Stork-billed Having a bill like that of the stork.
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Usage

In literature:

As soon as the Frogs came to the surface to greet the new king, King Stork caught them in his long bill and gobbled them up.
"Stories to Tell to Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
Said thee fox too thee stork: Will you put your bill down inn my troath and pull upp ah bone?
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
As soon as the Frogs came to the surface to greet the new king, King Stork caught them in his long bill and gobbled them up.
"Stories to Tell Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
It was a white stork with a red bill and plenty of stork's neck, but short legs.
"Tales of the Chesapeake" by George Alfred Townsend
This he could lap up with ease; but the Stork, who could but just dip in the point of his bill, was not a bit better.
"Aesop's Fables" by Aesop
Then, with a clattering of bills and a noise of wings, the storks all turned towards the south to commence their long journey.
"The Sand-Hills of Jutland" by Hans Christian Andersen
The wife rattled her bill to give voice to her delight, and the stork, proud of having done his duty, was not slow to answer.
"Problematic Characters" by Friedrich Spielhagen
Mother Stork's babies were white like herself, and had long legs and big bills.
"A Round Dozen" by Susan Coolidge
Meanwhile from the depth of the ravine came a man with a pickaxe shaped like a stork's neck with the bill on it.
"The Pharaoh and the Priest" by Alexander Glovatski
Storks and the little egret are common, while the rosy spoon-bill and flamingo, although very shy, are seen occasionally.
"Blanco y Colorado" by William C. Tetley
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In news:

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Manila Hospital, No Stranger to Stork, Awaits Reproductive Health Bill's Fate.
Wood storks fish with an unusual but effective method: Opening their bills underwater, they wait for a fish to pass by, then snap.
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