Definition of Billed

1. Adjective. Having a beak or bill as specified. "A long-billed cap"

Language type: Combining Form
Similar to: Beaked



Definition of Billed

1. a. Furnished with, or having, a bill, as a bird; -- used in composition; as, broad- billed.

Definition of Billed

1. Verb. (past of bill) ¹

2. Adjective. Having a specified kind of bill (beak or beak-like projection). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Billed

1. bill [v] - See also: bill

Lexicographical Neighbors of Billed

billables
billabong
billabongs
billard
billary
billboarded
billboarding
billboardless
billboardlike
billboards
billbook
billbooks
billbug
billbugs
billed (current term)
biller
billers
billet
billet-doux
billet barge
billet doux
billet reading
billeted
billeter
billeters
billethead
billetheads
billeting
billets

Literary usage of Billed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1916)
"MIGRATION OF THE YELLOW-billed LOON.1 BY JOSEPH DIXON. ... \Ye naturally observed the arrival of the Yellow-billed Loons with interest, and, during the time ..."

2. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"The flight of this species is swifter than that of its near relative, the Yellow-billed Cuckoo, for which bird it is easily mistaken by ordinary observers. ..."

3. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"The Long-billed Curlew is a constant resident in the southern districts of the United States, whereas the other species are only autumnal and winter ..."

4. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"ALTHOUGH the Ring-billed Gull is a more or locally common species in every part of the United States, it is more abundant on the Atlantic than on the ..."

5. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1844)
"The following description, however, is taken from one in my own possession. The species is said to occur on the north-west coast. KNOBBED-billed ..."

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