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Definition of skull
SkullSkull Skull, n. [See School a multitude.]
A school, company, or shoal. [Obs.]
A knavish skull of boys and girls did pelt at him.
These fishes enter in great flotes and skulls.
--Holland. SkullSkull Skull, n. [OE. skulle, sculle, scolle; akin to Scot.
skull, skoll, a bowl, Sw. skalle skull, skal a shell, and E.
scale; cf. G. hirnschale, Dan. hierneskal. Cf. Scale of a
1. (Anat.) The skeleton of the head of a vertebrate animal,
including the brain case, or cranium, and the bones and
cartilages of the face and mouth. See Illusts. of
Carnivora, of Facial angles under Facial, and of
Skeleton, in Appendix.
Note: In many fishes the skull is almost wholly cartilaginous
but in the higher vertebrates it is more or less
completely ossified, several bones are developed in the
face, and the cranium is made up, wholly or partially,
of bony plates arranged in three segments, the frontal,
parietal, and occipital, and usually closely united in
2. The head or brain; the seat of intelligence; mind.
Skulls that can not teach, and will not learn.
3. A covering for the head; a skullcap. [Obs. & R.]
Let me put on my skull first. --Beau. & Fl.
4. A sort of oar. See Scull.
Skull and crossbones, a symbol of death. See Crossbones.
Meaning of skull from wikipedia
- this article
of all animals including
humans. for other
uses, see skull
(disambiguation). 'cranium' redirects
here. for other
- the base of skull
is the most inferior
area of the skull, composed
of the endocranium
and lower parts
of the skull
roof. structures found
is a symbol
of a human skull
with two long bones crossed below
it. it is used in several
of the frontal
bone, and parietal
bones. in the human
skull, the sutures between
the bones normally remain flexible during
- the eggs**** skull
rule (or thin skull
rule or you take your victim
as you find him rule of the common
law) is a well-established legal doctrine
- a skull fracture
is a break
in one or more of the eight bones
that form the cranial portion
of the skull, usually occurring
as a result
- the starchild skull
is a malformed partial human
to have been that of a child
who died as a result
- the skull
roof, or the roofing bones
of the skull, are a set of bones covering
the brain, eyes and nostrils
in bony fishes
and all land-living vertebrates
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