[boo l-nek]


the leather made from the hide of the neck of a bull.
the name applied to various ducks, including the ring-necked duck, the ruddy duck, and the canvasback.

Nearby words

  1. bullish,
  2. bullishly,
  3. bullitt,
  4. bullitt, william christian,
  5. bullmastiff,
  6. bullnose,
  7. bullnose header,
  8. bullnose stretcher,
  9. bullock,
  10. bullock's heart

Origin of bullneck

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Medicine definitions for bull neck

bull neck


A heavy, thick neck caused by hypertrophied muscles or enlarged cervical lymph nodes.

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