flinthead

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flinthead an American stork that resembles the true ibises in having a downward-curved bill; inhabits wooded swamps of New World tropics
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Usage

In literature:

Flinthead, you move them hosses in here!
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
Woe to the unlucky fish or luckless rat upon whom a blow falls from the Flinthead's heavy beak!
"The Bird Study Book" by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
They may be old White Dog's friends, or they may be some of the Flintheads.
"Dick Onslow" by W.H.G. Kingston
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