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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A castrated bull; a steer.
  • noun A young bull.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A perversion of bully.
  • noun Literally, a young or small bull, but generally used of an ox or castrated bull; a full-grown steer.
  • noun [In derisive allusion to bull.] A papal bull or brief.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A young bull, or any male of the ox kind.
  • noun An ox, steer, or stag.
  • transitive verb obsolete To bully.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic A young bull.
  • noun A castrated bull; an ox.
  • verb obsolete To bully.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun young bull
  • noun castrated bull

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English bullok, from Old English bulluc; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Old English bulluc, corresponding to bull +‎ -ock.

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