One from Ward, with a short bill, brown chest and throat, and a very wide yellow breast-band.
The Pelican has evidently descended from birds that possessed a short bill.
But he got one of the lawyers to help him draw up a short bill, which he introduced.
It looked like a cross between a mud hen and a duck, was gray in color and had a short bill.
A long bill at the tailor's, that belongs tew a short bill at the St. Nicholas.
Sometimes it happened that a gentleman would borrow one hundred pounds, of course in counters, on a cheque or a short bill.
Its short bill and the shape of the wings, permitting rapid flight, give it a close relationship to the swifts.
It is commonly painted with a short bill; whereas that of the Pelecan attaineth sometimes the length of two spans.