from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sacrifice of a bull in the Mithraic rites; the mystic baptism of a neophyte in the blood of a bull. See Mithras.
- n. The representation in art, as in drawing or sculpture, of the killing of a bull, as by Mithras: a very common more or less conventional design. See cut in next column.
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