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  • adj. Furnished with tusks.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tusk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furnished with tusks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having tusks; tusky: used in heraldry only when the tusks are of a different tincture from the rest of the bearing. Also tushed.

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

  • adj. having tusks


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  • If they recalled the tusked monsters that charged in the van of Asiatic armies, his analogue was the desert horse.

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  • Collins has also been visited throughout his life by another version of himself who he communicates with and when unable to write, hands over his pen to this doppelganger; as well as a tusked creature that he fears.

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  • I'd gaze at Dalí's St John of the Cross and the massive tusked mammoth who possesses more than a passing resemblance to a late maternal aunt.

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  • Riding roughshod over hill and dale and tusked boar on her Kawasaki Mule, Ms. Barr has redefined the has-been in sublime repose.

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  • It's Starkiller vs. super giant Rancor/tusked gorilla in the trailer for Star Wars The Force Unleashed 2.

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  • Giant panthers, tusked boars, fearsome basilisks, crocolisks, hyenas, and other animals, many of them in part herded by the more sentient, reptilian raptors, were just a part of the animal legions that followed.


  • Striking cobalt blue wattles hung near its tusked snout in front of large mustard eyes.

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  • Garrosh opened his mouth to speak, but it was as if the wind snatched the words out of his tusked mouth.

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  • He nodded at the tusked monster on the video screen, who was currently chasing the terrified zoo employee around a cage.

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  • He offered them tea and made them popcorn in a battered old microwave that was surrounded by wrenches, screwdrivers, stale donuts, and a grimy calendar showing the tusked, six-armed women of Lumbrook sprawled out on glaciers, dressed in bikinis.

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