bull neck


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Noun1.bull neck - a thick short powerful neck
cervix, neck - the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body; "he admired her long graceful neck"; "the horse won by a neck"
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The other seaman, however, was neither old nor small--a huge bear of a man, with fierce black mustachios, and a great bull neck set between massive shoulders.
The man with the rough voice was a burly fellow of middle age, with large black whiskers, broad cheeks, a coarse wide mouth, and bull neck, which was pretty freely displayed as his shirt collar was only confined by a loose red neckerchief.
Sweat rolled down his bullet head and stood upon his heavy jowls and bull neck. His lieutenant marched beside him while Underlieutenant von Goss brought up the rear, following with a handful of askaris the tired and all but exhausted porters whom the black soldiers, following the example of their white officer, encouraged with the sharp points of bayonets and the metal-shod butts of rifles.
The revolutionist Nikita had pushed his way in front of Razumov, and faced him with his big, livid cheeks, his heavy paunch, bull neck, and enormous hands.
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He repeats this odd behaviour; I can hear the noise of the jewellery he wears bouncing around his homemade tattooed bull neck. Compared to the amount of gold crucifixes, dollar signs and pendants he wears, Mr T's collection would look tastefully discreet.
But even more praiseworthy than heartthrob Cooper's newly acquired bull neck and bear chest is the anguish his Navy SEAL sharpshooter conveys as moral qualms keep coming into his crosshairs.