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Definition of Skull

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 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 that forms the head in vertebrates. It supports the structures of the face and provides a protective cavity for the brain...
- The Skull is a 1965 British horror film directed by Freddie Francis for Amicus Productions, and starring the frequently paired horror actors Peter Cushing...
- Skull and Bones, also known as The Order, Order 322 or The Brotherhood of Death is an undergraduate senior secret student society at Yale University in...
- Kong: Skull Island is a 2017 American monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. It is a reboot of the King Kong franchise, and serves as the second...
- The Red Skull is an alias used by several fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, primarily Johann Schmidt...
- Skull and crossbones is a symbol of a human skull with two long bones crossed below it. It is used in several contexts: Skull and crossbones (symbol)...
- The skull is the bony structure in the head of a craniate. Skull or Skulls may refer to: Skull Lake, British Columbia, Canada Skull Cr**** (disambiguation)...
- The base of skull, also known as the cranial base or the cranial floor, is the most inferior area of the skull. It is composed of the endocranium and the...
- A basilar skull fracture is a break of a bone in the base of the skull. Symptoms may include bruising behind the ears, bruising around the eyes, or blood...
- Crystal skulls are human skull hardstone carvings made of clear or milky white quartz (also called "rock crystal"), claimed to be pre-Columbian Mesoamerican...
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