• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stull A framework of timber covered with boards to support rubbish; also, a framework of boards to protect miners from falling stones.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stull In mining, a heavy timber secured in an excavation, and especially in the stopes. On the stulls rests the lagging, and they together form the support for the attle, or deads, which is left in the mine partly to keep the excavation from falling together and partly to avoid the expense of raising worthless rock.
    • n stull A luncheon; also, a large piece of bread, cheese, or other eatable.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stull stul (prov.) in mining, a cross-timber in an excavation.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
CF. Stum


In literature:

There were stulls and mill-stakes and laggs to cut and to be taken into the shaft.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
Travers J. T. Stull B. Allison Edm.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917" by Various
As compared with timbering by stulling, it will apply to stopes too wide and walls too heavy for this method.
"Principles of Mining" by Herbert C. Hoover
As Curfoot crumpled up, Stull caught him; but the tall gambler's dead weight bore Stull to his knees among the fierce apaches.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
Stemple = Post or stull.
"De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola
We proved about the stulls, and got a judgment for the widow for ten thousand.
"Yellowstone Nights" by Herbert Quick

In news:

Youvonna Kay Stull , 57, of Manila, Ark.
Mrs Stull was born Aug 23, 1954, in Caraway, Ark.
Pitt's Stull comfortable with NFL style.
Chlorinne "Chlo" Stull , age 95, of Stratford, and formerly of Storm Lake, died Dec 1, 2011 in Stratford.
Stull ( click for larger version ).
Ed Stull enters the Oxford High School Athletic Hall of Fame as one of the best student-athletes of the 1970s.
Victoria Oster and Brandon Stull were married on Aug 20, 2010, at New Beginnings Church in Morgantown in a ceremony officiated by Bryan Kiehl.
Sandra "Katie" Allen Rawson Stull .
Sandra "Katie" Allen Rawson Stull , 56, of Manila, died Monday, Aug 2, 2010, at UAMS in Little Rock.
Stull , 73, of Grandview St, Scio died Saturday, June 26, 2010, in Mercy Hospital, Canton following an extended illness.
Neal was born September 24, 1957 in Grundy Center, son of Don and Loretta (Connell) Stull .
Paul Leon Stull , 84, of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct 7, 2008 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.
He was the son of the late Elvis and Laura Kinder Stull and had been a Manila resident for most of his life.
STULL — All quiet in Stull as residents and police keep eye out for trouble.
He played for current Miners Athletic Director Bob Stull, graduating in 1988, and later coached at the school for eight seasons.

In science:

The other instruments used were a 0.4m classical Cassegrain reflector with a CCD camera, at Braeside Observatory, Arizona, and a 0.81m, f/4 Newtonian reflector, fitted with a ST-6B CCD camera, at Stull Observatory, New York State (N. Y. S.).
A Spatially Resolved `Inside-out' Outburst of IP Pegasi