Definition of Hornbeak

1. n. A fish. See Hornfish.



Definition of Hornbeak

1. Noun. The hornfish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hornbeak

1. the garfish [n -S] - See also: garfish

Medical Definition of Hornbeak

1. A fish. See Hornfish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hornbeak

hormonopoietic
hormonoprivia
hormonotherapy
horn-dog
horn-dogs
horn-rimmed
horn antenna
horn dogs
horn fly
horn in
horn of plenty
horn poppy
hornbeak (current term)
hornbeaks
hornbeam
hornbeams
hornbill
hornbills
hornblende
hornblendes
hornblendic
hornblower
hornblowers
hornbook
hornbooks
hornbug
hornbugs

Literary usage of Hornbeak

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1. The constable of the Tower by William Harrison Ainsworth (1861)
"That reminds me that one of the most daring pirates that ever infested these northern seas, Captain Nicholas hornbeak, has lately been captured. ..."

2. First Aid Dentistry by Edward P. R. Ryan (1914)
"Extraction of lower molars with a hornbeak forceps. FIG. 67.—Position of hand, gripping hornbeak forceps for lower molar, side view of thumb between handles ..."

3. Committee on Woman Suffrage (1914)
"The Alabama gentleman in Congress, who spoke here this morning, when he dwelt upon the habits of the hornbeak bird, the male mosquito, and the sun and the ..."

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