from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of lady's-slipper or moccasin-flower, Cypripedium arietinum, a rare plant of northern swamps in North America.
- n. A seed of the chick-pea, Cicer arietinum.
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- n. orchid of northern North America having a brownish-green flower and red-and-white lip suggestive of a ram's head
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Brian Dettmer's ram's-head sculpture is made from melted cassette tapes.
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 skean dhus.
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 ...