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Conical: Shaped like a geometric cone, such as a sparrow. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_topslot_728x90' }}, Meaning "an imposition, a cheat" is from 1845, American English colloquial. {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, type: "html5", var pbAdUnits = getPrebidSlots(curResolution); ), from Late Latin gubia, alteration of gulbia "hollow beveled chisel," probably from Gaulish (compare Old Irish gulban "prick, prickle," Welsh gylfin "beak"). { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195465', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '19042093' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654149' }}, Chisel Beak. }, These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web. {code: 'ad_rightslot2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot2', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot2' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [120, 600], [160, 600]] } }, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, One winter day Wisagatcak was chiseling the ice, trying to catch Big Beaver. 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A red-breasted woodpecker was chiseling out a nursery in a tall sycamore at the border of a woodland. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '194852', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971079', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, "noPingback": true, ga('create', 'UA-31379-3',{cookieDomain:'dictionary.cambridge.org',siteSpeedSampleRate: 10}); bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776160', position: 'atf' }}, name: "_pubcid", { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971080', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, 'increment': 1, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_leftslot' }}, {code: 'ad_topslot_b', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[728, 90]] } }, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_dc", "english"); googletag.pubads().disableInitialLoad(); beak definition: 1. the hard, pointed part of a bird's mouth: 2. a large nose: 3. a judge. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776358', position: 'atf' }}, }, iasLog("criterion : cdo_pt = entry"); var pbMobileLrSlots = [ var pbDesktopSlots = [ Decurved: That's curved down, like curlews. var mapping_topslot_a = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([746, 0], []).addSize([0, 550], [[300, 250]]).addSize([0, 0], [[300, 50], [320, 50], [320, 100]]).build(); }); { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_HDX' }}, if(refreshConfig.enabled == true) { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971065', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, The woodpecker's thick, spongy skull absorbs the impact of repeated drilling. 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