Some articles on bull:
... The intention expressed by the text of this bull was "to restore" the calendar so that seasonal events critical for the calculation of Easter dates would be back in their "proper places ... The bull identifies "three necessary" things for the correct determination of Easter dates correct placement of the northern vernal equinox correct identification of the "14th day of the ... Paschal moon, and consequently Easter Sunday, would not move away again from what the bull called their proper places ...
... His name is literally translated as "Young Bull", and he is sometimes known as Etsai ... He is a cave-dwelling spirit who adopts the form of a young red bull, but being a shapeshifter, sometimes takes the shape of a man ... Another name for him is Aatxegorri which means 'young red bull' ...
... Bodacious, Bull Riding, inducted in 1999. ...
... Frederick George Bull, born at Hackney, London on 2 April 1875 and found drowned at St Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire, on 16 September 1910, was a cricketer who played for Essex ... Bull was a lower-order right-hand batsman and an off break bowler who had a few very productive seasons for Essex and after the most successful of them was named as a Wisden Cricketer ... In 1905, five years after his final game for Essex, Bull played for Scotland against the Australian touring team ...
... This extraterrestrial anthropomorphic bull was frequently referred to as Ferdinand for a gentle and kind nature In the film Pursuit to Algiers, Mrs ... Watson to Ferdinand the Bull because he would rather drink sherry than exert himself by going on a three–mile hike ... The story of Ferdinand, the bull who followed his heart and proved that just because you're a bull you don't have to act like one, served as a major ...
More definitions of "bull":
- (noun): Mature male of various mammals of which the female is called 'cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle.
- (verb): Push or force.
Synonyms: bull through
- (noun): The center of a target.
Synonyms: bull's eye
- (noun): Uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle.
- (noun): An investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later.
- (noun): The second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20.
Synonyms: Taurus, Taurus the Bull
- (noun): Obscene words for unacceptable behavior.
Example: "What he said was mostly bull"
Synonyms: bullshit, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshit
- (noun): A large and strong and heavyset man.
Example: "He was a bull of a man"
Synonyms: bruiser, strapper, Samson
- (noun): (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus.
- (verb): Advance in price.
Example: "Stocks were bulling"
- (noun): A formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla).
Synonyms: papal bull
- (verb): Try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying.
Famous quotes containing the word bull:
“To me heaven would be a big bull ring with me holding two barrera seats and a trout stream outside that no one else was allowed to fish in and two lovely houses in the town; one where I would have my wife and children and be monogamous and love them truly and well and the other where I would have my nine beautiful mistresses on nine different floors.”
—Ernest Hemingway (18991961)
“Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn, but also the sheep, when harmed fights back.”
—Propertius Sextus (c. 5016 B.C.)
“Not glad, lifeless tycoon, nor sorry feel
For neither Bull nor Bear attends your way....”
—Allen Tate (18991979)