bullen

bullen
I. \\ˈbu̇lə̇n\ noun or bullen nail (-s)
Etymology: alteration of earlier bullion-nail, from bullion (boss on harness) + nail
: a nail with a round head and short shank, tinned and lacquered
II. noun (-s)
Etymology: origin unknown
: a device for catching large turtles consisting essentially of a metal ring that settles over the turtle and an attached net in which it becomes entangled

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