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Meaning of BULLOCK

Pronunciation:  'bûluk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  castrated bull
  2. [n]  young bull

BULLOCK is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: steer
 See Also: Bos taurus, bull, cattle, cows, kine, oxen



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bul"lock\, n. [AS. bulluc a young bull. See {Bull}.]
    1. A young bull, or any male of the ox kind.
             Take thy father's young bullock, even the second
             bullock of seven years old.           --Judges vi.
    2. An ox, steer, or stag.
  2. \Bul"lock\, v. t.
    To bully. [Obs.]
          She shan't think to bullock and domineer over me.
Easton Bible Dictionary

(1.) The translation of a word which is a generic name for horned cattle (Isa. 65:25). It is also rendered "cow" (Ezek. 4:15), "ox" (Gen. 12:16).

(2.) The translation of a word always meaning an animal of the ox kind, without distinction of age or sex (Hos. 12:11). It is rendered "cow" (Num. 18:17) and "ox" (Lev. 17:3).

(3.) Another word is rendered in the same way (Jer. 31:18). It is also translated "calf" (Lev. 9:3; Micah 6:6). It is the same word used of the "molten calf" (Ex. 32:4, 8) and "the golden calf" (1 Kings 12:28).

(4.) In Judg. 6:25; Isa. 34:7, the Hebrew word is different. It is the customary word for bulls offered in sacrifice. In Hos. 14:2, the Authorized Version has "calves," the Revised Version "bullocks."