niggerhead definition

  • noun:
    • A bollard created from a classic cannon.
    • A geode.
    • A coneflower.
    • An isolated section of a coral reef.
    • (Can we cleanup(+) this sense?) A tussock (clump of plant product), entirely on tundra.
    • a solid black chewing tobacco, typically in twisted plug kind; negro head.
    • a substandard form of tobacco pressed in a twisted form.
    • A rounded boulder or stone; specifically, a roundish black stone on shore of Florida, often covered with just a few inches of liquid.
    • In addition, applied to boulders of chromite in the area north of Baltimore, Maryland, and usually, among English-speaking individuals, to virtually any difficult black stone in free boulders.
    • In swampy land, tufts or clumps of sedge and grass-growing up stiffly, and somewhat resembling a black mind.
    • A spool or capstan for lifting or hauling, formed on the end of a shaft that is switched by energy: so callod bocause it is almost always black colored. Also known as a wildcat.
    • In botany:
    • The cone-flower or black-eyed-Susan, Rudbeckia hirta.
    • the typical greenbrior or catbrior, Smilax rotundifolia.
    • A towing bitt; an upright timber that towing hawsers tend to be guaranteed.
    • A fresh-water mussel, Quadrula ebena, for the Mississippi River, found in the make of pearl buttons. It is rather little with a thick shell and a black or brownish outer skin.

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