Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thick neck like that of a bull.

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Examples

  • The police guy is an amazing cliché of a cop: thick body, bull-neck, cheap ass K-Mart suit, purple shirt, uncoordinated tie, fizzy hair.

    Never talk to the police without an attorney | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • You could see them in the bull-neck, in the big shoulders, in the thick arms, in the sinewy wrists and in the powerful legs ....

    The Art of Vengeance

  • But the only marks of violence were between his shoulders, high up near the base of his bull-neck -- three small wounds, which looked as if three nails had been driven deep in the flesh and withdrawn.

    Wings in the Night

  • Twenty feet fall on his head for my friend; even his bull-neck would get the worst of that.

    Springhaven

  • He was a man about forty-five, of middle size, with a large round head closely shaven, a bull-neck, limbs sturdy as a

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • The miller appeared, a tall, fat-faced man with a bull-neck, round-bellied and corpulent.

    A Sportsman's Sketches

  • Long-fingered black hands clamped down on Joseph's shoulders, ready to tear the muscles of his bull-neck free by main force.

    The City Who Fought

  • But the only marks of violence were between his shoulders, high up near the base of his bull-neck - three small wounds, which looked as if three nails had been driven deep in the flesh and withdrawn.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • But the keen blade whickered between side and lifted arm, and to Yasmina it seemed that Khemsa merely brushed his open palm lightly against Conan's bull-neck.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • The Cimmerian made no attempt to dodge or fend them away, but his own hands darted to the Kosalan's bull-neck.

    The Conan Chronicles

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