An antiquaited logging and trucking term used to define a large round rock or outcropping of rocks usually on an unpaved road bed that could damage a vehicle.
by R Young November 09, 2006
by Chingiss April 29, 2008
Archaic term for a bollard, that is, a very large cleat fastened to a pier which is used to secure ships to the pier with lines of heavy rope. Used by longshoremen and enlisted men in the Navy until both were integrated.
by Dr. Diddle March 05, 2008
A type of marine rope winch used for nautical applications invented by the Spanish and Portuguese in the 1300s. When full off rope it resembled a type of tree known as negro cabeca or darkhead or blackhead or literally niggerhead in English. Named 300 years before the word nigger was ever used to describe someone of African descent in any form of literature. Also known as a capstan, windlass, gypsy or a bollard with rope on it
by seajones December 19, 2014
by T-Rex aka Ralphie Boy January 31, 2005
by endub March 15, 2006
A hangover, or the unpleasent results of a night of hard drinking. Usually a severe headache accompanied by nausea and sometimes a bad case of diarrhea.
After drinking tequila all night at the club, Barnaby woke up naked in his parent's bathroom with a bad case of the Niggerhead.
by Dirtysteamer March 09, 2007