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.
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.
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.
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.