a short haircut for men, similar to a crew cut.
a haircut for women in which the hair is cropped relatively short.
a retail or wholesale dealer in meat. a person who slaughters certain animals, or who dresses the flesh of animals, fish, or poultry, for food or market. a person guilty of brutal or indiscriminate slaughter or murder. a vendor who hawks newspapers, candy, beverages, etc., as on a train, at a stadium, etc. to slaughter […]
any of various shrikes of the genus Lanius, which impale their prey upon thorns. any of several large, carnivorous birds of the genus Cracticus, of Australia and New Guinea, having shrikelike habits. Historical Examples Nature Near London Richard Jefferies noun a shrike, esp one of the genus Lanius any of several Australian magpies of the […]
a slab of wood resembling that used for a butcher’s chopping block, formed by bonding or gluing together thick laminated strips of unpainted wood, usually maple or oak, in alternating light and dark shades to produce a striped pattern. a material, as vinyl, made to resemble butcher block in color and pattern.
a shrubby European evergreen, Ruscus aculeatus, of the lily family: used for making brooms. noun a liliaceous evergreen shrub, Ruscus aculeatus, that has stiff prickle-tipped flattened green stems, which resemble and function as true leaves. The plant was formerly used for making brooms