broad-headed


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Adj.1.broad-headed - having a brachycephalic head
brachycephalic, brachycranial, brachycranic - having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80
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Hundreds of broad-headed, short-stemmed, wide-branched oaks, which had witnessed perhaps the stately march of the Roman soldiery, flung their gnarled arms over a thick carpet of the most delicious green sward; in some places they were intermingled with beeches, hollies, and copsewood of various descriptions, so closely as totally to intercept the level beams of the sinking sun; in others they receded from each other, forming those long sweeping vistas, in the intricacy of which the eye delights to lose itself, while imagination considers them as the paths to yet wilder scenes of silvan solitude.
When he crawled out at the far end, half a dozen furry heads followed him with their eyes as he went to a sort of gallows of whale-jawbones, from which the dog's meat was hung; split off the frozen stuff in big lumps with a broad-headed spear; and stood, his whip in one hand and the meat in the other.
There again was a bearded brother with a broad-headed axe and a bundle of faggots upon his shoulders, while beside him walked another with the shears under his arm and the white wool still clinging to his whiter gown.
Rare heathland broad-headed bug discovered by National Trust team at Dunkery Beacon in Exmoor, along with scarce cow-wheat shieldbug.
But make no mistake: While the house-pet version can be a couch potato, the broad-headed, burly Lab is never happier than when working in the field like his bloodlines dictate.