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hawkbill

[hawk-bil] /ˈhɔkˌbɪl/
noun
Origin of hawkbill
1775-1785
1775-85; hawk1 + bill2
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  • He walked slowly, for hawkbill was a hard climb for a young man, even in daylight.

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  • When Ted Harkness reached the summit of hawkbill, he hurried.

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  • Viewed from the summit of hawkbill, various parts of Burned Mountain had various distinguishing characteristics.

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  • The lazy sun, reluctant to get out of bed, made a splash of gold only on the very tip of hawkbill.

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  • Ted sat down on the very tip of hawkbill and Tammie squatted companionably beside him.

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  • Ted's eyes roved up hawkbill, and the cool wind felt good on his face.

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British Dictionary definitions for hawkbill

hawkbill

/ˈhɔːkˌbɪl/
noun
1.
another name for hawksbill turtle
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