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Noun: beak  beek
  1. Horny projecting mouth of a bird
    - bill, neb, nib, pecker
     
  2. Beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)
     
  3. A beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures
     
  4. Informal term for the nose
    - honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnoz
     
  5. [Brit] A lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offences)
    - magistrate
     
  6. (nautical) the metal point fixed on the bows of a war galley, used as a ram
Verb: beak  beek
  1. Hit lightly with a picking motion
    - peck, pick

Derived forms: beaks, beaking, beaked

Type of: judge, jurist, justice, mouth, nose, olfactory organ, strike, tip

Part of: bird

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