Talk:aquiline

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Aquiline is frequently used with a sense contrary to its primary meaning: i.e. straight.

See, e.g., Winchester, Simon: The Professor and the Madman, HarperPerennial, 1999, p. 177. "Doctor Minor's nose looks a little hooked, Doctor Murray's finer and more aquiline."

The cover has a photograph (not the one referred to) of Doctor Murray, who is seen to have had a very straight nose.