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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bullhead \Bull"head`\, n. 1. (Zool.) (a) 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. (b) In America, several species of Amiurus; -- called also catfish, horned pout, and bullpout. (c) A marine fish of the genus Cottus; the sculpin. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) (a) The black-bellied plover (Squatarola helvetica); -- called also beetlehead. (b) The golden plover. [1913 Webster] 3. A stupid fellow; a lubber. [Colloq.] --Jonson. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zool.) A small black water insect. --E. Phillips. [1913 Webster] Bullhead whiting (Zool.), the kingfish of Florida (Menticirrus alburnus). [1913 Webster]