straight-billed love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the bill straight, as a bird; rectirostral.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a straight beak


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  • I find a spot with a stand outside lined with straight-billed caps that are in plain colors, from black to pink, with the elaborate skull-and-flower Ed Hardy–esque designs that are in style right now among some of the tepiteños, and knockoff caps for certain American teams: NY, LA, AZ, and SD, the insignia used by the San Diego Padres.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Tom Tallington looked eagerly at the straight-billed, long-legged, black-and-white bird, but shook his head, while Chip, the dog, who had seated himself with his nose close to the bunch, uttered one short sharp bark.

    Dick o' the Fens A Tale of the Great East Swamp

  • ​ By this point, The End was pretty overrun with youngsters in straight-billed caps, suspenders, plugs and/or flashy sneakers, but hell, we were already three sheets, and the crowd made for an energetic response to Turbo Fruits 'now-familiar material.

  • His K/9 is still a healthy 7.0, and considering his reputation as a ball controller, his walk rate should plummet in 2011, especially with an extra season of knowledge under his straight-billed cap.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Andray Blatche of the Wizards has a moderately cool b-day jam: KD and Beasley were there, as well as a pink-shirt wearing Gilbert Arenas and lots of tall men wearing straight-billed caps.

    The Big Lead


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