(especially in the early 19th century) the driver of a team of oxen.
any large driving gear among smaller gears. Historical Examples The Wreckers Francis Lynde
bullnose (def 1).
noun (Austral & NZ, informal) nonsense
obstinately opinionated, especially in refusing to consider alternatives; stubborn. Historical Examples Windsor Castle William Harrison Ainsworth Recollections David Christie Murray Birds in the Bush Bradford Torrey Max Carrados Ernest Bramah Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6) John McElroy The Triumph of John Kars Ridgwell Cullum How I Found Livingstone Henry M. Stanley The House by […]
adjective having a rounded end Historical Examples From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling Shelled by an Unseen Foe James Fiske