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1skull

noun \ˈskəl\

: the structure of bones that form the head and face of a person or animal

Full Definition of SKULL

1
:  the skeleton of the head of a vertebrate forming a bony or cartilaginous case that encloses and protects the brain and chief sense organs and supports the jaws
2
:  the seat of understanding or intelligence :  mind
skulled \ˈskəld\ adjective

Examples of SKULL

  1. He had a fractured skull.
  2. <paleoanthropologists recently found the skull of a prehistoric man in a remote area of the desert>

Origin of SKULL

Middle English skulle, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect skulle skull
First Known Use: 13th century

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Rhymes with SKULL

2skull

transitive verb

Definition of SKULL

1
:  to hit on the head
2
:  to unintentionally hit (a golf ball or shot) with the bottom edge of the clubface

First Known Use of SKULL

1945

skull

noun \ˈskəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SKULL

:  the skeleton of the head forming a bony case that encloses and protects the brain and chief sense organs and supports the jaws

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