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plural of skull
as in craniums
the case of bone that encloses the brain and supports the jaws of vertebrates paleoanthropologists recently found the skull of a prehistoric man in a remote area of the desert

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present tense third-person singular of skull

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“Skulls.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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