duck's-bill definition

  • adjective:
    • obtaining the kind of a duck's costs.
    • Having the type of a duck's costs.
  • noun:
    • In publishing, a projecting lip of rigid report or cardboard pasted regarding the tympan of a hand-press to sustain and keep in place the sheet becoming imprinted.
    • In publishing, a projecting lip of rigid report or cardboard pasted from the tympan of a hand-press to maintain and keep in place the sheet is printed.

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    • Supplanted by the square-toed, ankle-strapped duck's-bill
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