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the bony framework of the head, enclosing the brain and supporting the face; the skeleton of the head.
the head as the center of knowledge and understanding; mind:
to get literature’s great ideas through our skulls.
Armor. the part of a helmet that covers the top of the head.
out of one’s skull, Slang. crazy; demented.
the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates See cranium related adjective cranial
(often derogatory) the head regarded as the mind or intelligence: to have a dense skull
a picture of a skull used to represent death or danger

skull (skŭl)
The bony or cartilaginous framework of the head, made up of the bones of the braincase and face; cranium.
The part of the skeleton that forms the framework of the head, consisting of the bones of the cranium, which protect the brain, and the bones of the face. See more at skeleton.


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