bull's head

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bucranium, bucrane

A sculptured ornament representing the head or skull of an ox, often garlanded; frequently used on Roman Ionic and Corinthian friezes.
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| A modern-day photograph of Quorn High Street: "The building with the animal carving at the top of the gable appears to be of a bull, as the building may have been the Bull's Head pub at one time." Photo by Stephen Latimer.
The Bull's Head has been given a much-needed revamp, adding in a few licks of muted green paint and some modern floor tiles in the lobby, but is still very much a traditional English pub.
The new venue is The Bull's Head in Bishopsgate Street near Five Ways
The Bull's Head is a listed building and also shares in Meriden's historic claim to be the centre of England.
A huge thanks to the band, to the Bull's Head, and everyone who helped to make the night such a great success.
2, for the Bull's Head and four other artifacts originally from the Temple of Eschmun in South Lebanon, Ambassador Richard applauded the dedication of Lebanese officials and national security forces in facilitating the successful return of these and other antiquities.
Their recovery marked the end of a process commenced when the bull's head was sighted and recognized.
The Bull's Head closed last Friday, following the police incident the previous Tuesday.
April 6 (SeeNews) - Austrian energy drink maker Red Bull GmbH does not plan to take over English second-division club Leeds United, Red Bull's head of global football Oliver Mintzlaff told news agency DPA, refuting media rumours.
Group left no stone unturned to topple the bull and finally they managed to do it, but at that time, a man, who keeping the bull's head came to full nelson when bull toppled down.
The preservationist, Adam Woodward explained that after the English had marched up the Bowery and out of the city in 1783, George Washington and Governor George Clinton had stopped at the Bull's Head tavern, CBS News reported.
The Loft, at Ye Olde Bull's Head Inn, Beaumaris, was crowned the top eating place across the country and has also been awarded three rosettes.