Definition of tusk:
- Any natural projection or excrescence from an animal, resembling or thought to resemble a horn in substance or form; esp.: ( a) A projection from the beak of a bird, as in the hornbill. ( b) A tuft of feathers on the head of a bird, as in the horned owl. ( c) A hornlike projection from the head or thorax of an insect, or the head of a reptile, or fish. ( d) A sharp spine in front of the fins of a fish, as in the horned pout.
- "The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17", Charles Francis Horne.
After as many of the crowd who could had found seats and the rest, including the Press, were standing in the rear, Ravick pounded with the chunk of monster tusk he used for a gavel and called the meeting to order.- "Four-Day Planet", Henry Beam Piper.
- "Ismailia", Samuel W. Baker.