and Oregon; called also Dolly Varden trout and red- spotted trout. (c) The huso or salmon of the
(Bull"weed`) n. [Bole a stem + weed.] (Bot.) Knapweed. Prior.
(Bull"wort`) n. (Bot.) See Bishop's-weed.
(Bul"ly) n.; pl. Bullies [Cf. LG. bullerjaan, bullerbäk, bullerbrook, a blusterer, D. bulderaar a
bluster, bulderen to bluster; prob. of imitative origin; or cf. MHG. buole lover, G. buhle.]
1. A noisy, blustering fellow, more insolent than courageous; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; an
insolent, tyrannical fellow.
Bullies seldom execute the threats they deal in.
2. A brisk, dashing fellow. [Slang Obs.] Shak.
1. Jovial and blustering; dashing. [Slang] "Bless thee, bully doctor." Shak.
2. Fine; excellent; as, a bully horse. [Slang, U.S.]
(Bul"ly), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bullied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Bullying.] To intimidate with threats and
by an overbearing, swaggering demeanor; to act the part of a bully toward.
For the last fortnight there have been prodigious shoals of volunteers gone over to bully the French,
upon hearing the peace was just signing.
Syn. To bluster; swagger; hector; domineer.
(Bul"ly), v. i. To act as a bully.
(Bul"ly*rag) v. t. Same as Bullirag.
(Bul"ly*rock`) n. A bully. [Slang Obs.] Shak.
(Bul"ly tree`) (Bot.) The name of several West Indian trees of the order Sapotaceæ, as Dipholis
nigra and species of Sapota and Mimusops. Most of them yield a substance closely resembling gutta-
(Bul"rush`) n. [OE. bulrysche, bolroysche; of uncertain origin, perh. fr. bole stem + rush.]
(Bot.) A kind of large rush, growing in wet land or in water.
The name bulrush is applied in England especially to the cat-tail (Typha latifolia and T. angustifolia)
and to the lake club-rush (Scirpus lacustris); in America, to the Juncus effusus, and also to species of
Scirpus or club-rush.
(||Bulse) n. A purse or bag in which to carry or measure diamonds, etc. [India] Macaulay.
(Bul"tel) n. [LL. bultellus. See Bolt to sift.] A bolter or bolting cloth; also, bran. [Obs.]
(Bul"ti) n. (Zoöl.) Same as Bolty.
(Bul"tow`) n. A trawl; a boulter; the mode of fishing with a boulter or spiller.