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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Bull"head`
  1. [Zoöl]
    1. A fresh-water fish of many species, of the genus Uranidea, esp. Uranidea gobio of Europe, and Uranidea Richardsoni of the United States; -- called also miller's thumb.
    2. In America, several species of Amiurus; -- called also catfish horned pout, and bullpout.
    3. A marine fish of the genus Cottus; the sculpin.
  2. [Zoöl]
    1. The black-bellied plover (Squatarola helvetica); -- called also beetlehead.
    2. The golden plover.
  3. A stupid fellow; a lubber.(Colloq)
  4. [Zoöl] A small black water insect.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Any of several common freshwater catfishes of the United States
  2. Freshwater sculpin with a large flattened bony-plated head with hornlike spines

bull +‎ head

  1. (Canada, US) any of a variety of related species of generally dark-colored catfish in the family Ictaluridae.
    1. (Canada, US) The black bullhead, Ameiurus melas.
    2. (Canada, US) The brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus.
    3. (Canada, US) The yellow bullhead, Ameiurus natalis.
  2. (Europe, Asia) Any of various sculpins of the order Scorpaeniformes
  3. (Europe, Asia) The European bullhead, Cottus gobio.
  4. (New Zealand) A fish of species Gobiomorphus gobioides.
  5. (rail transport) bullhead rail

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Past life for Bullhead born May 13, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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