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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Orchid of northern North America having a brownish-green flower and red-and-white lip suggestive of part of a male sheep.

Usage examples (5)
  • Brian Dettmer's ram's-head sculpture is made from melted cassette tapes.
  • The ancient epicures expatiate on ram's-head pies, stuffed fowls, boiled calf, and pastry stuffed with raisins and nuts.
  • Stay — the buirs-head, the ram's-head» and the ilag's-hcad, dear Mr, Pinch, Nay, if every hufbaad's proper fign hece. were vifible, they would be all alike ...
  • Their fronts are hidden by hangings of tartan cloth; the windows are decked with sporrans, dirks, cairngorm plaid-brooches, ram's-head snuff-boxes, bullocks 'horns and... for more
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