beaky shrieked and beaky struggled, but all in vain; she did not let him go till he was bald as a bullet.
"You have not been to see me for ever so long," said she, rubbing her beaky nose.
If you were in sight of his beaky nose and bold, black eyes, you were not likely to miss much of what was going on.
"It's Buzzy, my darlings," he said, sticking in his beaky nose and wide grinning mouth.
She wanted him to hear; and she didn't care if he understood—him and his beaky mother!
Mrs Bradley—long and thin and beaky—bore down upon her battered son, who edged away sullenly from proffered caresses.
“Right you are, sir,” said beaky Jem, staring with all his eyes.
She would have hated the "beaky mother" worse than ever could she have heard her remark to Lady Despard, when they were alone.
When the evening came, the master sat in his room with beaky and Tweaky.
The lighter boats are styled tchektermes, and are from 30 to 50 feet in length, with sharp, beaky prow and stern.
mid-13c., "bird's bill," from Old French bec "beak," figuratively "mouth," also "tip or point of a nose, a lance, a ship, a shoe," from Latin beccus (cf. Italian becco, Spanish pico), said by Suetonius ("De vita Caesarum" 18) to be of Gaulish origin, perhaps from Gaulish beccus, possibly related to Celtic stem bacc- "hook." Or there may be a link in Old English becca "pickax, sharp end." Jocular sense of "human nose" is from 1854 (but also was used mid-15c. in the same sense).