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Bull

n.1.(Zool.) The male of any species of cattle (Bovidæ); hence, the male of any large quadruped, as the elephant; also, the male of the whale.
2.One who, or that which, resembles a bull in character or action.
3.(Astron.) Taurus, the second of the twelve signs of the zodiac.
4.(Stock Exchange) 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.
5.a ludicrously false statement; nonsense. Also used as an expletive.
Bull baiting
the practice of baiting bulls, or rendering them furious, as by setting dogs to attack them.
John Bull
a humorous name for the English, collectively; also, an Englishman.
To take the bull by the horns
to grapple with a difficulty instead of avoiding it.
- W. D.Howells.
a.1.Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce.
Bull bat
(Zool.) 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
(Zool.) the chub mackerel.
Bull pump
(Mining) a direct single-acting pumping engine, in which the steam cylinder is placed above the pump.
Bull snake
(Zool.) 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.
v. i.1.To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do.
v. t.1.(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.
n.1.A seal. See Bulla.
2.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.
3.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.
The Golden Bull
an edict or imperial constitution made by the emperor Charles IV. (1356), containing what became the fundamental law of the German empire; - so called from its golden seal.
Noun1.Bullbull - uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
2.bull - a large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"
Synonyms: bruiser, strapper, Samson
3.bull - obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
4.bull - a serious and ludicrous blunder; "he made a bad bull of the assignment"
5.bull - uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
Synonyms: cop, fuzz, copper, pig
6.bull - an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later
Antonyms:
bear - an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price
7.Bull - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus
Synonyms: Taurus
8.Bull - the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20
9.bull - the center of a target
Synonyms: bull's eye
10.bull - a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
Synonyms: papal bull
11.bull - mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle
Verb1.bull - push or force; "He bulled through his demands"
Synonyms: bull through
2.bull - try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
3.bull - talk through one's hat; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
Synonyms: bullshit, fake
4.bull - advance in price; "stocks were bulling"
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To see a bull in your dream, symbolizes stubbornness, strong will, strength, and power. It is time to take some action and be more assertive. Alternatively, it indicates rich, prosperous, and abundant life. Consider the pun, "being bull-headed". May you need to have a little compromise in a situation. Bulls are also symbolic of repressed sexual energies, fertility and virility. To see an untamed, raging bull represents that your passions may be out of control. The bull may also represent a person in your life who is born under the Taurus sign. *Please See Also Steer.Brahman, Dogberry, Indian buffalo, Irish bull, John Law, Pastoral Epistle, aerogram, air letter, airgraph, anacoluthon, andric, appointment, assault, aurochs, babble, balderdash, balls, baloney, bear, bear the market, bear upon, beef, beef cattle, beeves, big, bilge, billet-doux, billy, billy goat, bison, blabber, blague, blah, blah-blah, blather, blatherskite, blooper, bluebottle, bluecoat, blunder, boar, bobby, boner, boost, bop, bosh, bossy, bovine, bovine animal, brevet, bubbly-jock, buck, buffalo, bull account, bull the market, bulldoze, bullock, bullshit, bump, bump against, bungle, bunk, bunkum, bunt, butt, butt against, calf, carabao, catachresis, cattle, chain letter, chanticleer, claptrap, cock, cockerel, commandant, constable, cop, copper, cow, cram, crap, critter, crowd, custodian, dairy cattle, dairy cow, dead letter, declaration, decree, decree-law, decreement, decretal, decretum, dick, dictum, dig, diktat, dimissorial, dimissory letter, dog, dogie, drake, drivel, drool, drop letter, edict, edictum, elbow, encyclical, entire, entire horse, eyewash, fan letter, fat, fiat, flam, flapdoodle, flatfoot, flattie, flimflam, fluff, folk etymology, form letter, fuzz, gabble, gammon, gander, gaoler, gas, gendarme, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, gibber, gibble-gabble, goad, gobbler, governor, grammatical error, great, guard, guardian, guff, gumshoe, gup, hart, he-goat, heifer, hogwash, hoke, hokum, hooey, hornless cow, hot air, humbug, humbuggery, hurtle, husky, hustle, hypercorrection, hyperform, ipse dixit, jab, jabber, jailer, jam, jiggery-pokery, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, keeper, kine, lapse, law, leppy, letter of credit, letter of introduction, letters credential, letters of marque, letters of request, letters overt, letters patent, letters rogatory, long, long account, long interest, long side, longs, love letter, malaprop, malapropism, malarkey, male, manful, manipulate the market, manlike, manly, mannish, marrowsky, masculine, maverick, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker, mispronunciation, missaying, mistake, misusage, monitory, moonshine, muley cow, muley head, musk-ox, neat, newsletter, nixie, nudge, officer, open letter, ordinance, ordonnance, ox, oxen, paddy, pastoral letter, peacock, peeler, peg the market, piffle, pig, pile drive, poison-pen letter, poke, poppycock, prate, prattle, principal keeper, prison guard, proclamation, prod, pronouncement, pronunciamento, punch, raid the market, ram, ram down, rattle, rescript, rig the market, rooster, rot, round robin, rule, ruling, run, run against, scat, screw, senatus consult, senatus consultum, shake, shamus, shit, shoulder, shove, slip, solecism, spoonerism, stag, stallion, steer, stirk, stot, stress, stud, studhorse, talk nonsense, tamp, the cops, the fuzz, the law, thrust, tom, tom turkey, tomcat, tommyrot, top cow, top horse, trip, tripe, tup, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock, turnkey, twaddle, twattle, ukase, uneffeminate, vapor, waffle, warden, warder, wash sales, wether, whipsaw, wind, wisent, yak, yearling, zebu
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