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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of an eagle.


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eagle +‎ -like


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  • Then he noticed something else rather surprising about the eagle, which was that its wings had strange, un-eaglelike markings on them.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Adams, Douglas, 1952- 1988

  • "My staff size is limited by certain ... considerations," the Wolfhound said with an eaglelike lifting of his perfect white-maned head.

    A Fine Red Rain Kaminsky, Stuart M. 1987

  • Even when an eaglelike being came as a dinner guest, conversation was seldom in Anglic.

    The Earth Book of Stormgate Anderson, Poul, 1926-2001 1978

  • The thing proved twelve feet in length, and like this one it had worn a human face on the head and shoulders of a lion; it, too, had had a pair of eaglelike wings folded against its sides and the long pointed tail of a scorpion curving in the air above it.

    The Hand of Oberon Zelazny, Roger 1976

  • Instead of the repose that characterizes the faces of the blind, her eaglelike countenance bore the marks of fretful, sullen, caged, almost savage energy.

    Sight to the Blind Lucy Furman

  • Doak, '03, the man who had won the Jonas Greeve scholarship; a small youth with eaglelike countenance was Somers, he who had debated so brilliantly against Princeton; a much-bewhiskered man was Ailworth, of the Law School;

    The New Boy at Hilltop Ralph Henry Barbour 1907

  • A reminiscent smile lingered upon the long, eaglelike face.

    The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land Ralph Connor 1898

  • What a pity, Mr. Longface, that God made horses as they are, and gave them such grandeur of appearance and action, and put such an eaglelike spirit between their ribs, so that, quitting the plodding motions of the ox, they can fly like that noble bird and come sweeping down the course as on wings of the wind.

    How Deacon Tubman and Parson Whitney Kept New Year's And Other Stories 1872

  • Vulpine ` foxlike 'starlet and aquiline ` eaglelike' nose are Timese favorites.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol III No 3 1976

  • The Gryphon’s voice was the proud rumble of a lion, though his eaglelike face would never have made that fact evident.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM Richard A. Knaak 2009


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