Definition of skull. Meaning of skull. Synonyms of skull

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Definition of skull

Skull Skull, n. [See School a multitude.] A school, company, or shoal. [Obs.] A knavish skull of boys and girls did pelt at him. --Warner. These fishes enter in great flotes and skulls. --Holland.
Skull 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 balance.] 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 the adult. 2. The head or brain; the seat of intelligence; mind. Skulls that can not teach, and will not learn. --Cowper. 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

- the skull is a bony structure in the head of most vertebrates (in particular, craniates ) that supports the structures of the face and
- the human skull is a bony structure, the head in the skeleton , which supports the structures of the face and forms a cavity for the
- the red skull is a fictional character , a supervillain that appears in comic book s published by marvel comics . he is the archenemy of
- 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 of
- skull symbolism is the attachment of symbol ic meaning to the human skull . the most common symbolic use of the skull is as a
- bulk and skull are fictional characters in the power rangers universe . they appeared as permanent cast members from mighty morphin
- 'skull') is the german word for the skull and crossbones and death's head symbols. the totenkopf symbol is an old international symbol
- institutions for learning , the concept of 'schooling' , education , other uses of the word 'school' , school (disambiguation) , and ,
- the calvaria (skullcap) is made up of the superior portions of the frontal bone , occipital bone , and parietal bone s in the human skull
- skull valley of utah , is a 40-mi (64 km) - long valley located in east tooele county at the southwest of the great salt lake .