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Golden \Gold"en\ (g[=o]ld"'n), a. [OE. golden; cf. OE. gulden, AS. gylden, from gold. See Gold, and cf. Guilder.]

  1. Made of gold; consisting of gold.

  2. Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain.

  3. Very precious; highly valuable; excellent; eminently auspicious; as, golden opinions. Golden age.

    1. The fabulous age of primeval simplicity and purity of manners in rural employments, followed by the silver age, bronze age, and iron age.

    2. (Roman Literature) The best part (B. C. 81 -- A. D. 14) of the classical period of Latinity; the time when Cicero, C[ae]sar, Virgil, etc., wrote. Hence:

    3. That period in the history of a literature, etc., when it flourishes in its greatest purity or attains its greatest glory; as, the Elizabethan age has been considered the golden age of English literature. Golden balls, three gilt balls used as a sign of a pawnbroker's office or shop; -- originally taken from the coat of arms of Lombardy, the first money lenders in London having been Lombards. Golden bull. See under Bull, an edict. Golden chain (Bot.), the shrub Cytisus Laburnum, so named from its long clusters of yellow blossoms. Golden club (Bot.), an aquatic plant ( Orontium aquaticum), bearing a thick spike of minute yellow flowers. Golden cup (Bot.), the buttercup. Golden eagle (Zo["o]l.), a large and powerful eagle ( Aquila Chrysa["e]tos) inhabiting Europe, Asia, and North America. It is so called from the brownish yellow tips of the feathers on the head and neck. A dark variety is called the royal eagle; the young in the second year is the ring-tailed eagle. Golden fleece.

      1. (Mythol.) The fleece of gold fabled to have been taken from the ram that bore Phryxus through the air to Colchis, and in quest of which Jason undertook the Argonautic expedition.

      2. (Her.) An order of knighthood instituted in 1429 by Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy; -- called also Toison d'Or. Golden grease, a bribe; a fee. [Slang] Golden hair (Bot.), a South African shrubby composite plant with golden yellow flowers, the Chrysocoma Coma-aurea. Golden Horde (Hist.), a tribe of Mongolian Tartars who overran and settled in Southern Russia early in the 18th century. Golden Legend, a hagiology (the ``Aurea Legenda'') written by James de Voragine, Archbishop of Genoa, in the 13th century, translated and printed by Caxton in 1483, and partially paraphrased by Longfellow in a poem thus entitled. Golden marcasite tin. [Obs.] Golden mean, the way of wisdom and safety between extremes; sufficiency without excess; moderation. Angels guard him in the golden mean. --Pope. Golden mole (Zo["o]l), one of several South African Insectivora of the family Chrysochlorid[ae], resembling moles in form and habits. The fur is tinted with green, purple, and gold. Golden number (Chronol.), a number showing the year of the lunar or Metonic cycle. It is reckoned from 1 to 19, and is so called from having formerly been written in the calendar in gold. Golden oriole. (Zo["o]l.) See Oriole. Golden pheasant. See under Pheasant. Golden pippin, a kind of apple, of a bright yellow color. Golden plover (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of plovers, of the genus Charadrius, esp. the European ( Charadrius apricarius, syn. Charadrius pluvialis; -- called also yellow plover, black-breasted plover, hill plover, and whistling plover. The common American species ( Charadrius dominicus) is also called frostbird, and bullhead. Golden robin. (Zo["o]l.) See Baltimore oriole, in Vocab. Golden rose (R. C. Ch.), a gold or gilded rose blessed by the pope on the fourth Sunday in Lent, and sent to some church or person in recognition of special services rendered to the Holy See. Golden rule.

        1. The rule of doing as we would have others do to us. Cf.
          --Luke vi. 31.

        2. The rule of proportion, or rule of three.

          Golden samphire (Bot.), a composite plant ( Inula crithmoides), found on the seashore of Europe.

          Golden saxifrage (Bot.), a low herb with yellow flowers ( Chrysosplenium oppositifolium), blossoming in wet places in early spring.

          Golden seal (Bot.), a perennial ranunculaceous herb ( Hydrastis Canadensis), with a thick knotted rootstock and large rounded leaves.

          Golden sulphide of antimony, or Golden sulphuret of antimony (Chem.), the pentasulphide of antimony, a golden or orange yellow powder.

          Golden warbler (Zo["o]l.), a common American wood warbler ( Dendroica [ae]stiva); -- called also blue-eyed yellow warbler, garden warbler, and summer yellow bird.

          Golden wasp (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored hymenopterous insect, of the family Chrysidid[ae]. The colors are golden, blue, and green.

          Golden wedding. See under Wedding.


Miller \Mill"er\ (m[i^]l"[~e]r), n.

  1. One who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill.

  2. A milling machine.

  3. (Zo["o]l.)

    1. A moth or lepidopterous insect; -- so called because the wings appear as if covered with white dust or powder, like a miller's clothes. Called also moth miller.

    2. The eagle ray.

    3. The hen harrier. [Prov. Eng.] Miller's thumb. (Zo["o]l.)

      1. A small fresh-water fish of the genus Uranidea (formerly Cottus), as the European species ( Uranidea gobio), and the American ( Uranidea gracilis); -- called also bullhead.

      2. A small bird, as the gold-crest, chiff-chaff, and long-tailed tit. [Prov. Eng.]


n. 1 (context North America English) any of a variety of related species of generally dark-colored catfish in the family Ictaluridae. 2 # (context North America English) The (vern black bullhead pedia=1), (taxlink Ameiurus melas species noshow=1). 3 # (context North America English) The (vern brown bullhead pedia=1), (taxlink Ameiurus nebulosus species noshow=1). 4 # (context North America English) The (vern yellow bullhead pedia=1), (taxlink Ameiurus natalis species noshow=1). 5 (context Europe, Asia English) Any of various sculpins of the order Scorpaeniformes 6 (context Europe, Asia English) The European bullhead, ''Cottus gobio''. 7 (context rail transport English) bullhead rail

  1. n. freshwater sculpin with a large flattened bony-plated head with hornlike spines

  2. any of several common freshwater catfishes of the United States

Bullhead, SD -- U.S. Census Designated Place in South Dakota
Population (2000): 308
Housing Units (2000): 74
Land area (2000): 3.009861 sq. miles (7.795505 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.076795 sq. miles (0.198898 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 3.086656 sq. miles (7.994403 sq. km)
FIPS code: 08460
Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
Location: 45.767129 N, 101.081841 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Bullhead, SD

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Bullhead (album)

Bullhead is the third album by the Melvins released in 1991 through Boner Records. This album has longer songs than previous Melvins albums. Before this, most of their songs were under two or three minutes.

The Japanese experimental rock-drone-metal band Boris took their name from the first track on this album.

Bullhead (film)

Bullhead is a 2011 Belgian drama film written and directed by Michaël R. Roskam and starring Matthias Schoenaerts. It tells the story of the young Limburgish cattle farmer Jacky Vanmarsenille, approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the murder of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a mysterious secret from Jacky's past, set in motion a chain of events with far-reaching consequences. The film is based on the murder of Karel van Noppen.

The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Foreign Language Film in 2012, but lost to A Separation. The film was shot in Flemish, mainly using Limburgish accents.

Usage examples of "bullhead".

Charles Penstock and Ed Rivet went away from there to Silly Ghost Cove on Keystone Lake to jug for bullhead catfish.

The cowfolk cooperated in fitting Threnody with a bullhead, so that she looked very much like the King himself.

Big, bullheaded, and ruddy, Abernethy arrived in a belligerent mood, barging ahead of Lorn as Mercurius admitted them and then retired.

Rushing two battleships into a night action against Kurita was foolhardy, perhaps fully as bullheaded as his run after Ozawa.

But two bullheads stood in the way, their horns lowered, and he could do nothing.

That one stepped right off a Satorday Evening Post cover with a string of bullheads, and preserved himself in junk.

That  one stepped  right off  a Sator day  Evening  Post  cover  with a  string of  bullheads, and preserved  himself  in junk.

She turned away from the battered kerosene-burning stove over which she was frying sliced potatoes and perch and bullheads caught in the Illinois River, half a mile away.

There were now bullheads, crappies, redeyes, bluegills, and carp in the canal.

The rest was his own fear that these ridiculous and vastly mad people could somehow slaughter his bright, brave Maggie as she risked herself in her own bullheaded way to save them, as he had no doubt she was already doing unless, perish the thought, she was instead providing nourishment for the loathsome wolf-man.

I give you an out, where I'll take the heat from Dolph, but nooo, you're going to show Dolph that you're just as stubborn and bullheaded as he is.