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bull·head

 (bo͝ol′hĕd′)
n.
1. Any of several stocky North American freshwater catfishes of the genus Ameiurus, having a tail that is not forked.
2. Any of several sculpins, especially the miller's thumb.
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bullhead

(ˈbʊlˌhɛd)
n
1. (Animals) any of various small northern mainly marine scorpaenoid fishes of the family Cottidae that have a large head covered with bony plates and spines
2. (Animals) any freshwater North American catfish of the genus Ameiurus (or Ictalurus), having a large head bearing several long barbels
3. (Animals) a scorpion fish, Scorpaena guttata, of North American Pacific coastal waters
4. informal a stupidly stubborn or unintelligent person
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bull•head

(ˈbʊlˌhɛd)

n.
1. any small North American freshwater catfish of the genus Ictalurus, having a truncate caudal fin.
2. an unreasonably obstinate person.
[1665–75, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bullhead - freshwater sculpin with a large flattened bony-plated head with hornlike spinesbullhead - freshwater sculpin with a large flattened bony-plated head with hornlike spines
Cottus, genus Cottus - type genus of the Cottidae: sculpins
sculpin - any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths
2.bullhead - any of several common freshwater catfishes of the United States
siluriform fish, catfish - any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth
Ameiurus, genus Ameiurus - type genus of the Ameiuridae: bullhead catfishes
Ameiurus Melas, horned pout, hornpout, pout - catfish common in eastern United States
brown bullhead - freshwater catfish of eastern United States
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Bull Head and Army Points showed ahead, marking the entrance to Suisun Bay which I knew was smoking.
Fetching a sword stroke at him with all his force, he hit him fair upon the neck, and made his bull head skip six yards from his human body, which fell down flat upon the ground.
Lowering his bull head he charged for the ape-man and in the center of the floor the two clinched.