Definition of Hawkbills

1. Noun. (plural of hawkbill) ¹



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Definition of Hawkbills

1. hawkbill [n] - See also: hawkbill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hawkbills

hawk
hawk's-beard
hawk's-beards
hawk-beaked
hawk-billed
hawk-eyed
hawk-nose
hawk moth
hawk moths
hawk nose
hawk noses
hawk owl
hawkbell
hawkbells
hawkbill
hawkbills (current term)
hawkbit
hawkbits
hawked
hawker
hawkers
hawkey
hawkeyed
hawkeyes
hawkeys
hawkfish
hawkfishes
hawkie
hawkies
hawking

Literary usage of Hawkbills

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1. Animal Studies: A Text-book of Elementary Zoology for Use in High Schools by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Harold Heath (1903)
"By this same method the loggerheads, the hawkbills, and the common green turtles are also captured in considerable numbers. These are of smaller size, ..."

2. Animals: A Text-book of Zoology by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Harold Heath (1905)
"By this same method the loggerheads, the hawkbills, and the common green turtles are also captured in considerable numbers. These are of smaller size, ..."

3. Animal Forms: A Second Book of Zoology by David Starr Jordan, Harold Heath (1902)
"They t, and a weight of nes captured for eggs in the sand. he hawkbills, and in consider- e, and the second >rny plates cover- '^::r'S"« °|''Pa^ commerce. ..."

4. The Floria of To-day: A Guide for Tourists and Settlers by James Wood Davidson (1889)
"... are also loggerheads, hawkbills, and trunk- backs. They weigh from a few pounds up, it is claimed, to 1200 pounds each. The turtling business is varied. ..."

5. A Modern Buccaneer by Rolf Boldrewood (1894)
"... and the Captain told me to come and look at his turtle pond, in which were a number of green turtle, and also the two hawkbills sent by ..."

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