Bull calf
Bull Bull, a. Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. [1913 Webster]

{Bull bat} (Zo["o]l.), the night hawk; -- so called from the loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the evening.

{Bull calf}. (a) A stupid fellow.

{Bull mackerel} (Zo["o]l.), the chub mackerel.

{Bull pump} (Mining), a direct single-acting pumping engine, in which the steam cylinder is placed above the pump.

{Bull snake} (Zo["o]l.), the pine snake of the United States.

{Bull stag}, a castrated bull. See {Stag}.

{Bull wheel}, a wheel, or drum, on which a rope is wound for lifting heavy articles, as logs, the tools in well boring, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Bull bat — Bull Bull, a. Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. [1913 Webster] {Bull bat} (Zo[ o]l.), the night hawk; so called from the loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the evening. {Bull calf}. (a) A stupid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bull mackerel — Bull Bull, a. Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. [1913 Webster] {Bull bat} (Zo[ o]l.), the night hawk; so called from the loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the evening. {Bull calf}. (a) A stupid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bull pump — Bull Bull, a. Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. [1913 Webster] {Bull bat} (Zo[ o]l.), the night hawk; so called from the loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the evening. {Bull calf}. (a) A stupid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bull snake — Bull Bull, a. Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. [1913 Webster] {Bull bat} (Zo[ o]l.), the night hawk; so called from the loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the evening. {Bull calf}. (a) A stupid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bull stag — Bull Bull, a. Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. [1913 Webster] {Bull bat} (Zo[ o]l.), the night hawk; so called from the loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the evening. {Bull calf}. (a) A stupid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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