any of various ropes for holding objects to prevent them from rubbing against or striking other objects.
a creek in NE Virginia: two important battles of the Civil War were fought near here, 1861 and 1862, both resulting in defeat for the Union forces. Historical Examples History of Company K. 1st (Inft,) Penn’a Reserves H. N. (Henry N.) Minnigh noun Battles of Bull Run, two battles fought at Manassas Junction near a […]
bull run, battle of
an informal, spontaneous discussion. noun (informal, mainly US & Canadian) an informal discussion, often among men An informal discussion, as in College students love late-night bull sessions about anything and everything, from professors to poetry to politics. This expression originally referred to an exchange of opinions and anecdotes, including stories of sexual prowess, by men, […]
a requiem shark, Carcharhinus leucas, inhabiting shallow waters from North Carolina to Brazil.