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Definition of Skull

Skull

  1. A school, company, or shoal.
  2. The skeleton of the head of a vertebrate animal, including the brain case, or cranium, and the bones and cartilages of the face and mouth. See Illusts. of Carnivora, of Facial angles under Facial, and of Skeleton, in Appendix.
  3. The head or brain; the seat of intelligence; mind.
  4. A covering for the head; a skullcap.
  5. A sort of oar. See Scull.

Skull Quotations

Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
Ambrose Bierce

When you see me smash somebody's skull, you enjoy it.
Mike Tyson

There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do.
Isaac Bashevis Singer

Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull.
Rod Serling

Headwise, I always kind of knew that everyone goes grey in our family very early - and I was like, it works for me. I started growing my beard, and it changes the shape of your skull and your face, and I started seeing my mother's side of the family in myself for the first time.
Douglas Coupland
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Skull Translations

skull in Dutch is schedel
skull in Hungarian is koponya
skull in Norwegian is skalle
skull in Swedish is skalle, kranium

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