Definition of Hook-nosed
1. Adjective. Having an aquiline nose.
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Literary usage of Hook-nosed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most Eminent by John Aikin, William Enfield, Nicholson, Thomas Morgan, William Johnston (1799)
"... after the young king, by his minister, had reigned between two and three years. Univers. Hist. — A. hook-nosed, was the son of Demetrius Nicator ..."
2. Ten Years in Wall Street: Or, Revelations of Inside Life and Experience on by William Worthington Fowler (1870)
"... A Vindictive Bear Going Short of Pittsburg — Waiting for News from the Front — Chasing a Telegram — The hook-nosed Man Nursing the Market — Sounding the ..."
3. Pedagogical Articles: Linen-measurer by Leo Tolstoy, Leo Wiener (1904)
"He, too, took the glass and warmed himself over it, and just as he began to talk he was pushed aside by a tall, swarthy, hook-nosed man, in a chintz shirt ..."