Turk's"-head`, n.

1. (Naut.)

A knot of turbanlike form worked on a rope with a piece of small line.



The melon cactus. [West Indies]


Any of several species of Echinocactus. [California]


A long-handled, round-headed broom for sweeping ceilings, etc. [Colloq. or Dial.]


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