any of several large North American constrictors of the genus Pituophis, as the gopher snake and pine snake, that feed chiefly upon small rodents.
Also called bullnose stretcher. a brick having one of the edges along its length rounded for laying as a stretcher in a sill or the like. a brick laid on edge as a stretcher.
one of an English breed of medium-sized, short-haired dogs having a white, brindled, or tan and white coat, produced by crossing the bulldog and the terrier. Historical Examples The Soul of Susan Yellam Horace Annesley Vachell Heart of the Blue Ridge Waldron Baily Heart of the Blue Ridge Waldron Baily Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier […]
a tall, spiny thistle, Cirsium vulgare, having heads of pink to purple flowers: a common weed in North America. Historical Examples The Skipper and the Skipped Holman Day
a plow having a vertical moldboard, used in cultivating cotton. Historical Examples The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains Charles Egbert Craddock The Negro Farmer Carl Kelsey Our Southern Highlanders Horace Kephart noun (mainly US) a heavy plough used in growing cotton, having an almost vertical mouldboard a plough or cultivator with a single shovel