Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. bek, F. bec, fr. Celtic; cf. Gael. & Ir. bac, bacc, hook, W. bach,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. bec—Low L. beccus, of Celt. (Gaulish) origin.
They could not carry it with their feet, and how could they manage it with their beaks?
"Ways of Nature" by John Burroughs
The next most common form is the beak-head, consisting of a hollow and large round.
"Our Homeland Churches and How to Study Them" by Sidney Heath
It was bleak and lantern-jawed, with a gash for a mouth, and a great beak of a nose that thrust out between two cold gray eyes.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
You can't see his beak very well for the soft feathers almost cover it.
"Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [June, 1897]" by Various
The long beaks were overfull of sharp teeth.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930" by Various
The nostrils of birds are usually of an oval form, and are placed near the base of the beak.
"Happy Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
How he got there, I don't know: perhaps a bird dropped him out of his beak.
"The Old Willow Tree and Other Stories" by Carl Ewald
Then she began to laugh very much, and great big rubies fell from her beak as she laughed.
"Indian Fairy Tales" by Anonymous
He flew out, snapped his beak, and, returning to his perch, wiped it carefully.
"Upon The Tree-Tops" by Olive Thorne Miller
His beak wore the surface perceptibly.
"A Year in the Fields" by John Burroughs
Ah, none of these
May make it plain,
No image we may seek
Shall match the magic of his gurgling beak.
"An Ode To Spring" by Richard Le Gallienne
And, perching on the point above
Wherefrom the pennon blows,
The figure of a flying dove,
And in her beak a rose.
"A Sunset Fantasy" by Victor James Daley
Over the temple cawing flies
The crow with carrion in his beak.
Buddha within lifts not his eyes
In pity or reproval meek;
"Maya" by Cale Young Rice
Ve'll tear dot English heart oudt yet
Mit eagle's beak and claws;
Shoost now ve can't to London get,
I don't know vy pecause.
"The Hate Of Hans" by Abner Cosens
And this precious pair of raskles
Tuesday last came up for doom;
By the beak they was committed,
Vich his name was Mr. Combe.
"The Ballad Of Eliza Davis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The birthmarks that are his trademark——
The scald scar of water,
Verdigris of the condor.
I am red meat. His beak
"Death & Co." by Sylvia Plath
They were flying reptiles called pterosaurs with long, sharp beaks and wings for soaring.
Turns out, a lot of baby owls look the same — all fluff and beaks and evil-looking yellow eyes.
Researchers at Birds of Prey Northwest found an eagle that was missing part of its beak, apparently shot off by a hunter.
Note the cicada in the right martin's beak.
0The Model 2-DCM automatic and mechanical drum handling attachment fits any forklift and uses the company's exclusive Parrot-Beak clamping system.
Beak Adaptations & Citizen Science.
Slowly pulling her drawstring bag open and cupping the scared animal inside, Dana Ripper anticipated the pinch of its tiny beak tugging on her skin.
A story of Beauty and the beak.
Beauty is the name an American Bald Eagle that was injured when a poacher's bullet destroyed much of her top beak, leaving her unable to eat solid food.
Injured Bald Eagle Gets Mouth-to-Beak CPR.
The long-beaked echidna is one of the oldest, rarest, shyest, silliest-looking yet potentially most illuminating mammals on earth.
"There's some type of plastic substance in its beak, which means it ate something and was unable to digest it," Haro said.
Noisy Parrot Inspires Beak-Driven ' Bird Buggy.
Pepper the parrot drives the Bird Buggy with his beak.
Bird food and beak deformities.
This indicates that the inner boundary of the outer gap, which a has beak-like shape on the meridional plane, would not be connected to the star if we could carry out a much lower Ecr model.
A Particle Simulation for the Axisymmetric Pulsar Magnetosphere: II. the case of dipole field
It is the presence of these non-zero tensors that beaks Lorentz invariance.2 Rather than deal with the entire SME, we can work with a simpler model that yields the same essential physics: matter and gauge ﬁelds couple not only to the metric, but also to a preferred frame (c.f. [2, 3, 4]).
Have we tested Lorentz invariance enough?
In , general criteria for the cuspidal lips and the cuspidal beaks were given and the horo-ﬂat surfaces in hyperbolic space were investigated.
Criteria for cuspidal S_k singularities and their applications
CALCULATION MODEL To analyze the resultant magnetic field produced by the interaction between the magnetic particles and the geomagnetic field, the dendrites in the upper beak that contain magnetic particles were simulated as a cylinder.
Avian magnetoreception model realized by coupling magnetite-based mechanism with radical-pair-based mechanism