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Word meaning bull

n. The male of any species of cattle (Bovidae); hence, the male of any large quadruped, as the elephant; also, the male of the whale.
n. One who, or that which, resembles a bull in character or action.
n. Taurus, the second of the twelve signs of the zodiac.
n. A constellation of the zodiac between Aries and Gemini. It contains the Pleiades.
n. One who operates in expectation of a rise in the price of stocks, or in order to effect such a rise. See 4th Bear, n., 5.
a. Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce.
v. i. To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do.
v. t. 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.
v. i. A seal. See Bulla.
v. i. A letter, edict, or respect, of the pope, written in Gothic characters on rough parchment, sealed with a bulla, and dated "a die Incarnationis," i. e., "from the day of the Incarnation." See Apostolical brief, under Brief.
v. i. A grotesque blunder in language; an apparent congruity, but real incongruity, of ideas, contained in a form of expression; so called, perhaps, from the apparent incongruity between the dictatorial nature of the pope's bulls and his professions of humility.

Crossword clues for bull

- Male bovine animal
- Male elephant
- Male walrus
- Papal decree

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