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hawknose

[hawk-nohz]
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noun
  1. a nose curved like the beak of a hawk.

Origin of hawknose

1525–35; back formation from hawk-nosed; see hawk1, nose, -ed3
Related formshawk·nosed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hawknose

Historical Examples

  • Hawknose kill much that winter; Hawknose hunt with Injins up north; then come back to crick.

    With Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga

    W. Bert Foster


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