Definition of skull. Meaning of skull. Synonyms of skull
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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
- the skull
is a bony structure
in the head of most vertebrates
(in particular, craniates
) that supports
of the face and
- the human skull
is a bony structure, the head in the skeleton
, which supports
of the face and forms
- the red skull
is a fictional character
, a supervillain
book s published
by marvel comics
. he is the archenemy
- 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
- skull symbolism
is the attachment
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
from mighty morphin
- 'skull') is the german
word for the skull
and death's head symbols. the totenkopf symbol
is an old international symbol
, the concept
of 'schooling' , education
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 .