One of a pair of elongated pointed teeth that extend outside the mouth of an animal such as walrus, elephant or wild boar. (noun)
A small projection on a (tusk) tenon. (noun)
To dig up using a tusk, as boars do. (verb)
To bare or gnash the teeth. (verb)
Examples of word tusk
Though seemingly rigid and hard, the tusk is like a membrane with an extremely sensitive surface, capable of detecting changes in water temperature, pressure, and particle gradients.
Now that my tusk is ugly too, I can't sleep nights just thinking about how completely ugly I am, and I weep all the time.
The departure of this tusk is really a great relief to me, for it had come down from its socket till I looked like one of the three fabled cabirii of Samothrace, who had got and kept possession of the solitary tooth they owned amongst them, and it shook and rattled in my mouth, so that I felt as if I was talking to a castanet accompaniment.
The tusk is the lower housed area that allows a major cross section of the beam to bear the weight at the joint.
The ring on his tusk was his own invention, as a means to