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n. (plural of beak English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: beak)

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In midday angry swarms of winged creatures with eerie white eyes and furious blood-seeking beaks swooped down.

One couple in particular were deeply enmeshed in the act, heart and soul, beaks and limbs and abdomens and thoraxes all convulsing as they embraced each other.

Five, six, and then eight, nine, ten of the animals circled them, clacking their divided rodent-tooth beaks and hissing alarmingly.

Compare the English carrier and the short-faced tumbler, and see the wonderful difference in their beaks, entailing corresponding differences in their skulls.

Although the beaks and feet of birds are generally quite clean, I can show that earth sometimes adheres to them: in one instance I removed twenty-two grains of dry argillaceous earth from one foot of a partridge, and in this earth there was a pebble quite as large as the seed of a vetch.

I have before mentioned that earth occasionally, though rarely, adheres in some quantity to the feet and beaks of birds.

It has even been stated on good authority that rudiments of teeth can be detected in the beaks of certain embryonic birds.

The eyes of the corpse were both gone, the lips and tongue and most of the flesh of the face shredded away from while bone by the sharp beaks of the carrion birds.

But always there were more, screeching and hissing and flapping their leathery wings, snapping with their dark beaks and grasping with their red claws.

Willie flashed with his whip and Justin with his hammer, but they could do no more than pick off a few of the birdbats at a time, whereas there were thousands of them in all, more dangerous than ever before as they harried and lunged with their fiery beaks and claws.