a traditional Spanish, Portuguese, or Latin American spectacle in which a bull is fought by a matador, assisted by banderilleros and picadors, in a prescribed way in an arena and is usually killed.
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a traditional Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American spectacle in which a matador, assisted by banderilleros and mounted picadors, baits and usually kills a bull in an arena
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a European finch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula, often kept as a pet, the male of which has a black, white, and bluish-gray back and a rosy breast. any of several related or similar birds. a hedge high enough to impede mounted hunters. Historical Examples Jerry’s Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley The […]
a machine for giving the final surfacing to an area of concrete, as on a road.
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bull wheel. any large driving gear among smaller gears.