(of the nose) shaped like an eagle’s beak; hooked.
of or like the eagle.
aquiline nose, face long and aristocratic, voice deep and vibrant.
Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview Alex Belth February 15, 2014
She had an eagle eye, an aquiline nose, an eagle flounce, and an eagle heart.
Fighting the Flames R.M. Ballantyne
There was something so unyielding in the keen, aquiline nose and pointed chin.
The Golden Woman Ridgwell Cullum
He had a broad forehead, an aquiline nose, a well formed chin, and a complexion bronzed by exposure to the Indian sun.
The Wandering Jew, Complete Eugene Sue
It was not an aquiline nose, nor was it an aquiline nose reversed.
Jacob Faithful Captain Frederick Marryat
Above a square chin were full lips and a thin, aquiline nose.
Polaris of the Snows Charles B. Stilson
His nose was aquiline and well cut, but the suggestion of his nationality was elusive.
The Secret Witness George Gibbs
His face was small and aquiline; not the face of a clever man, but clearly the face of an aristocrat.
The Last Hope Henry Seton Merriman
His nose was aquiline, his eyes piercing and his eyebrows heavy.
Gospel Philosophy J. H. Ward
It is made of heavy brass, and curiously enough represents Buddha with an aquiline nose.
Buddhism, In its Connexion With Brahmanism and Hinduism, and In Its Contrast with Christianity Sir Monier Monier-Williams
(of a nose) having the curved or hooked shape of an eagle’s beak
of or resembling an eagle
“curved like an eagle’s beak,” 1640s, originally in English in reference to long, hooked noses, from Latin aquilinus “of or like an eagle,” from aquila “eagle,” of uncertain origin, usually explained as “the dark bird;” cf. aquilus “blackish, of the color of darkness.”
- Abruzzi e molise
a region in central Italy. 5881 sq. mi. (15,232 sq. km). Capital: Aquilla.
the ancient Roman personification of the north wind. Historical Examples Boreas, Aquilo, and Corus are the destructive winds, and are terrible in appearance. ‘Round the Year in Myth and Song Florence Holbrook Chase further states that he has seen Aquilo Torres cut the ears off living Indians for sport. The Putumayo, The Devil’s Paradise Walter […]
- Aquinas, thomas
aquinas, thomas A thirteenth-century Italian priest and philosopher who became the most influential theologian of the Middle Ages. Aquinas, a saint of the Roman Catholic Church, sought to reconcile faith and reason by showing that elements of the philosophy of Aristotle were compatible with Christianity. His greatest work is the Summa Theologica.
Corazon C [kawr-uh-zon,, kor-] /ˈkɔr əˌzɒn,, ˈkɒr-/ (Show IPA), 1933–2009, Philippine political leader: president 1986–92. Historical Examples This doctrine is endorsed by the great theologian and scholastic Thomas of Aquino. The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals Edmund P. Evans Thomas of Aquino and Duns Scotus advanced opposing theories to explain the ground and […]