- originally a magistrate, judge, or policeman; now a magistrate only; “to baffle the BEAK,” to get remanded. _Ancient Cant_, BECK. _Saxon_, BEAG, a necklace or gold collar—emblem of authority. Sir John Fielding was called the BLIND-BEAK in the last century. Maybe connected with the Italian BECCO, which means a (bird’s) _beak_, and also a _blockhead_.—_See_ WALKER.
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