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  • 1bull´head´ed|ly — bull|head|ed «BUL HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. stupidly stubborn; obstinate; headstrong: »Bullheaded opposition has finally defeated many good plans. 2. having a large, broad head like a bull s. –bull´head´ed|ly, adverb. –bull´head´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 2bull|head|ed — «BUL HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. stupidly stubborn; obstinate; headstrong: »Bullheaded opposition has finally defeated many good plans. 2. having a large, broad head like a bull s. –bull´head´ed|ly, adverb. –bull´head´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 3bull|head — «BUL HEHD», noun. 1. any one of several American catfishes which have large, broad heads and hornlike growths near their mouths. 2. a stupid fellow; blockhead. 3. a sculpin or miller s thumb. 4. = golden plover. (Cf. ↑golden plover) ╂[< bull …

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  • 4bull-head — n. 1. Blockhead, simpleton, fool. See dunce. 2. Horn pout, mud pout, cat fish (Pimelodus cattus) …

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  • 5bull·head·ed — …

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  • 6bull´head´ed|ness — bull|head|ed «BUL HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. stupidly stubborn; obstinate; headstrong: »Bullheaded opposition has finally defeated many good plans. 2. having a large, broad head like a bull s. –bull´head´ed|ly, adverb. –bull´head´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 7Bull Head Court —    1) East out of Snow Hill, near the Conduit, in Farringdon Ward Without (Hatton, 1708).    Not named in the maps.    2) North out of Newgate Street, in Farringdon Ward Within (O. and M. 1677 Elmes, 1831).    Strype says here was anciently a… …

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  • 8bull-head plover — Plover Plov er, n. [OF. plovier, F. pluvier, prop., the rain bird, fr. LL. (assumed) pluviarius, fr. L. pluvia rain, from pluere to rain; akin to E. float, G. fliessen to flow. See {Float}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline …

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  • 9Bull Head Tavern —    On the south side of Holborn Hill, east of Shoe Lane, adjoining Plumtree Court. In Farringdon Ward Without (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 283).    Strype says the tavern was erected on the site of Feathers Alley.    See Feathers Court …

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  • 10Bull Head Yard —    North out of Knightrider Street, in Castle Baynard Ward (O. and M. 1677).    Site now occupied by offices and business houses …

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  • 11bull-head shark — /ˈbʊl hɛd ʃak/ (say bool hed shahk) noun → Port Jackson shark …

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  • 12Municipio de Bull Head (condado de Greene, Carolina del Norte) — Bull Head Municipio de los Estados Unidos …

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  • 13The Bull Head —    A tavern so called within the precinct of St. Martin le Grand, 32 H. viii. 1541 (L. and P. H. VIII. XVI. 243).    Not further identified …

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  • 14bull — bull; bull·beg·gar; bull·ber·ry; bull·dog·ged; bull·dog·ger; bull·dog·gish; bull·dog·gy; bull·doze; bull·doz·er; bull·fist; bull·gine; bull·head·ed·ly; bull·head·ed·ness; bull·ish; bull·ock·ing; bull·pout; chryso·bull; wei·bull·ite; bull·shot;… …

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  • 15bull-headedness — bull headˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑bull * * * bull headedness noun [uncountable] Thesaurus: determination and ambitionsynonym Main entry: bull headed …

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  • 16head — arrow·head; beach·head; be·head; be·head·al; bir·ken·head; block·head·ism; blunt·head; bog·head; bonnet·head; bra·den·head; bulk·head·ed; bull·head·ed·ly; bull·head·ed·ness; chow·der·head; chuck·le·head·ed; cop·per·head·ism; dou·ble·head·er;… …

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  • 17bull-headed — adj. obstinate; impetuous; blundering. Derivatives: bull headedly adv. bull headedness n. * * * bull headˈed adjective Impetuous and obstinate • • • Main Entry: ↑bull * * * bull headed UK US [bʊlˈhedəd] adjective determined to do …

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  • 18Bull's Head Court —    East out of Cow Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677 L.C.C. List, 1912).    See Bloomfield Court.     Bull Head, Smithfield, mentioned 1579 1639 (Chanc. Proc. 2nd S.). Court probably named after the Inn …

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  • 19Bull riding — is a rodeo sport that involves a rider getting on a large bull and attempting to stay mounted for at least 8 seconds while the animal attempts to buck off the rider. The rider tightly fastens one hand to the bull with a long braided rope. It is a …

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  • 20Bull-leaping — (also , from Greek gr. ταυροκαθάψια [The name of a ritual bull fight held on occasion of a festival in Thessaly (scholion to Pindar, Pythian Odes 2.78), at Smyrna (CIG 3212) and at Sinope (CIG 4157).] ) is a motif of Middle Bronze Age figurative… …

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