Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hide of a bull; loosely, any very heavy hide or skin.
“She turned on the boss man after stepping daintily over his bull-hide tail.”
“The first few stabs were uneventful, though it took several tries to get through the bull-hide.”
“They travel from their own country in the south-east, and advance through the jungle, and when about to approach the herds, stoop down, covering their bodies with their shields of bull-hide.”
“The glittering javelin pierced the tough bull-hide;”
“The greave, and the dart, and the warrior's heart in its sevenfold casing of tough bull-hide.”
“Holding their spears and bull-hide bucklers casually, here in the midst of people loyal to Rand, they kept a watch on anything that moved near him.”
“She whirled to confront him, spear ready in one hand, round bull-hide buckler in the other.”
“The one-eyed man and several others raised their bull-hide bucklers toward her and rattled spears against them.”
“Then the smile left Sepiriz and his eyes narrowed: He lashed at his twin horses with a bull-hide whip, so that blood laced the flanks of the great black steeds and they galloped even faster down the steep mountain.”
“Yet something hindered me: it was my heavy shield of dappled bull-hide.”
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