Bull

A Bull is an adult male of various large mammal species including elk, moose, bovines (especially cattle), elephants, whales, seals, and sea lions.

Bull may also refer to:

* A man who has sex with a woman in another relationship, thus making the other man a cuckold; see affair
* The senior most Ensign (rank) in a United States Navy command; also called the "Bull Ensign"
*Ceradyne Bull, a military vehicle
*Papal bull, a solemn decree from the Pope
*Bull of the Crusade, a religious document given as a type of indulgence
*Bull (mythology), worship of the Sacred Bull (also known as "Taurus") throughout the ancient world
*Bull market, an economic trend
*Irish bull, a ludicrous, incongruent or logically absurd statement
*"Bull" (TV series), an original show on the TNT Network
*"Bull" (CSI), an 8th season episode of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
*A member of a railroad police force
*USS Bull, two U.S. Navy ships
*Tupolev Tu-4, a Soviet bomber aircraft given the NATO reporting name "Bull"
*Groupe Bull, a French computer company
*Bull!, a short-lived BBC radio show

Bull is the name of:
*Amos Bad Heart Bull, Oglala Lakota artist and historian
*Bull, a character in Lassie (manga)
*Dixie Bull, English sea captain and pirate
*John Bull (disambiguation)
*John Bull (composer), English composer, musician, and organ builder.
*Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist
*Olaf Bull, Norwegian poet
*Fredrik Rosing Bull, Norwegian engineer
*Gerald Bull, engineer who developed long range artillery
*Hedley Bull, political scientist and major contributor to the English School of international relations
*Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Sioux medicine man and leader
*White Bull, Sioux leader
*Bull Shannon, a character played by Richard Moll on the television program "Night Court"
*Bull Buchanan, ring name of professional wrestler Barry Buchanan

ee also

*Bull polishing, a method for polishing leather
*Golden Bull, a decree of medieval and Byzantine monarchs
*Bullsquid, a fictional creature in the PC game Half-Life
*Bullfighting, a tradition involving professional performers
*Bullshit, a common English expletive
*Short Bull


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Synonyms:
(usually of bovine animals) / (issued by the Pope), / (involving a contradiction), / / ,


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  • Bull — (englisch für: „Bulle“, „Stier“) bezeichnet: ein französisches Unternehmen, siehe Bull (Computerhersteller) ein Kartenspiel, siehe Schwimmen (Kartenspiel) Bull steht für: John Bull, Personifikation des Vereinigten Königreichs John Bull… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bull — Bull, n. [OE. bule, bul, bole; akin to D. bul, G. bulle, Icel. boli, Lith. bullus, Lett. bollis, Russ. vol ; prob. fr. the root of AS. bellan, E. bellow.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The male of any species of cattle ({Bovid[ae]}); hence, the male of any large …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bull — Bull, John * * * (as used in expressions) Bull Run, batallas de bull terrier Bull, John Bull, Ole (Bornemann) Bull Halsey Partido Bull Moose staffordshire bull terrier …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bull — Bull, v. t. (Stock Exchange) To endeavor to raise the market price of; as, to bull railroad bonds; to bull stocks; to bull Lake Shore; to endeavor to raise prices in; as, to bull the market. See 1st {Bull}, n., 4. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bull — bull1 [bool] n. [ME bole < OE bula, a steer; akin to ON boli, Ger bulle < IE base * bhel : see BALL1] 1. the adult male of any bovine animal, as the ox, buffalo, etc. 2. the adult male of certain other large animals, as the elephant, elk,… …   English World dictionary

  • Bull — Bụll 〈m. 6; Börse〉 = Haussier; Ggs Bear [engl., „Bulle“ (nach der Vorstellung, dass der Bulle die Aktienkurse mit seinen Hörnern nach oben treibt)] * * * I Bull,   früher Honeywell Bull, europäische Informationstechnologiegruppe mit Hauptsitz in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • bull — Ⅰ. bull [1] ► NOUN 1) an uncastrated male bovine animal. 2) a large male animal, e.g. a whale or elephant. 3) Brit. a bullseye. 4) Stock Exchange a person who buys shares hoping to sell them at a higher price later. Often contrasted with BEAR(Cf …   English terms dictionary

  • Bull — Bull, n. [OE. bulle, fr. L. bulla bubble, stud, knob, LL., a seal or stamp: cf. F. bulle. Cf. {Bull} a writing, {Bowl} a ball, {Boil}, v. i.] 1. A seal. See {Bulla}. [1913 Webster] 2. A letter, edict, or respect, of the pope, written in Gothic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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