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Bull-1 (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bull-1

A blunder; from one Obadiah Bull, a blundering lawyer of London, who lived in the reign of Henery VII.: by a bull, is now always meant a blunder made by an Irishman. A bull was also the name of false hair formerly much worn by women. To look like bull beef, or as bluff as bull beef; to look fierce or surly. Town bull, a great whore-master.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Bull * Bull-2

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