New English-Irish Dictionary
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bull

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun ZOOL adult male of cattle familytarbh masc1pure bred bull tarbh folaíochtabull beef feoil tairbh 2 noun large manfathach masc1  c m utarbh masc1a bull of a man fathach fir
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3 noun ZOOL adult male seal, elephant etctarbh masc1bull seal rón fireann, tarbh róin 4 noun FIN predicting price risebulla masc4 5 noun REL papal pronouncementbulla masc4a papal bull was issued eisíodh bulla de chuid an Phápa 6 noun SPOR in dartssúil sprice 7 noun very informal (especially US) nonsenseamaidí fem4  c m uraiméis fem2  c m useafóid fem2  c m ucacamas informal masc1  c m ucac informal masc3  c m uthat's bull! sin seafóid!, níl ansin ach amaidí!
verb
8 verb mate (cow) TRANSITIVEdoir verbthat cow was bulled a month ago doireadh an bhó sin mí ó shin, tugadh an bhó sin chuig tarbh mí ó shin 9 verb (US) push forcefully
INTRANSITIVEdo bhealach a bhrú
TRANSITIVEhe bulled his way through four players bhrúigh sé a bhealach trí cheathrar imreoirí
phrases

to take the bull by the horns

dul i ngleic le rudaghaidh a thabhairt ar rudtabhairt faoi rud

to be like a bull in a china shop

he was like a bull in a china shop bhí sé mar a bheadh tarbh i dteach itheacháin, bhí sé mar a bheadh tine ar a chraiceann

to be like a bull at a gate

she went charging in like a bull at a gate isteach léi mar a bheadh bean mhire ann

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