Cully

Definitions

  • Now then, cully, just you be careful
    Now then, cully, just you be careful
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cully A person easily deceived, tricked, or imposed on; a mean dupe; a gull. "I have learned that . . . I am not the first cully whom she has passed upon for a countess."
    • v. t Cully To trick, cheat, or impose on; to deceive. "Tricks to cully fools."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cully A fellow; a “cove”; especially, a verdant fellow who is easily deceived, tricked, or imposed on, as by a sharper, jilt, or strumpet; a mean dupe.
    • cully To deceive; trick, cheat, or impose upon; jilt; gull.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cully kul′i a mean dupe
    • v.t Cully to deceive meanly:—pa.p. cull′ied
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Cully,(n.), and cf. D. kullen, to cheat, gull

Usage

In literature:

The mite was peering through the crack and calling to Cully at the horse-trough.
"Tom Grogan" by F. Hopkinson Smith
Man was by nature woman's cully made: We never are but by ourselves betrayed.
"The Old Bachelor" by William Congreve
The spermatic vessels, like a The cartilages, like a field- cully-mully-puff.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Nothing is more thrilling, thought he, than to be treated as a cully by the person you hold in the hollow of your hand.
"Zuleika Dobson" by Max Beerbohm
What's your name, anyhow, cully?
"Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle" by Victor Appleton
CULL or CULLY, meaning a man or boy, in Old English cant, is certainly of Gipsy origin.
"The English Gipsies and Their Language" by Charles G. Leland
I've heard your speeches, and says I, 'There's your wan chance, cully,' and I'm here to grab f'r it.
"The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush" by Francis Lynde
So you think, Cully, you can take up the trail at night, supposing it to be a dark one?
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
Man was by nature woman's cully made: We never are but by ourselves betrayed.
"The Comedies of William Congreve Volume 1 [of 2]" by William Congreve
Cully, old, his recollections of Washington's courtship, i.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
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In news:

14-year-old aspiring country music singer-songwriter Carson Hill and music producer Roger Cullis join Manning Kimmel on Straight Talk.
Roger Cullis with Cullis Entertainment joins Patti Mercer on Close-Up Fort Mill Tega Cay.
A power outage has closed the section of Northeast Cully Boulevard between Northeast Killingsworth Street and Northeast Columbia Boulevard.
Larry Bingham/ The Oregonian Metro President Tom Hughes toured the proposed Cully Park site with Cully community leaders in April last year.
Ten years after the city of Portland acquired 25 acres for a park in Cully , the first improvements are scheduled this year.
If you're of a mind to live with others in a tight-knit urban community that grows some of its own food and keeps bees and chickens, then you might want to consider buying a home in the Cully Grove development in Northeast Portland.
The project will serve Hacienda 's Clara Vista, Clara Vista Townhomes and Villa de Sueños residences, as well as the greater Cully community.
COLUMBIA – It boggles the mind, as Cully Dale says.
What do Portland's Lents, Cully and Portsmouth neighborhoods all have in common.
World famous pumpkin carver Sean Cully, from Oregon, stopped into the Eugene Home Improvement show to demonstrate his talents on a 1,000 lb.
Jacob Sullum and Charles "Cully" Stimson debate.
Loyola 's Cully Payne (1) drives against Michigan State's Travis Trice during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec 8, 2012, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won 73-61.
Loyola 's Cully Payne (1) drives against Michigan State's Travis Trice during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec 8, 2012, in East Lansing, Mich.
Posts Tagged 'Cully & Sully .
City prioritizes business and diversity in Cully neighborhood.
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In science:

Large amplitude whistler waves are actually observed as ‘chorus’ emissions (Cattell et al. (2008); Cully et al. (2008)).
Cyclotron resonant interactions in cosmic particle accelerators
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