Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. poulie, perhaps of Teutonic origin (cf. Poll (v. t.)); but cf. OE. poleine, polive, pulley, LL. polanus, and F. poulain, properly, a colt, fr. L. pullus, young animal, foal (cf. Pullet Foal). For the change of sense, cf. F. poutre, beam, originally, a filly, and E. easel,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. poleyne—Fr. poulain—Low L. pullanus—pullus; acc. to Diez, from Fr. poulie, itself from Eng. pull.
She set down the lamp in its place on the piano, crossed to the pulley-weight clock, and noisily wound it.
"The Return of Peter Grimm" by David Belasco
I have already set in motion a number of influential pulleys, and I am not apt to fail when I make an earnest attempt.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
Every clerk was provided with a chair suspended by pulleys from strong iron rods fastened above.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley
This cord is stretched tightly over pulleys and moves very rapidly.
"Diggers in the Earth" by Eva March Tappan
In the corner he began to see a confused mass of cords and pulleys.
"Jack" by Alphonse Daudet
With these pulleys well greased, I suppose this will work.
"The Young Castellan" by George Manville Fenn
Rusted in their sockets, they resisted him but he spied a pulley-block within reach and used it as a hammer.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
There had been the rattling of pulleys and banging of boxes close to my ears, but I heard nothing of all this.
"The Boy Tar" by Mayne Reid
An old term for blocks or pulleys.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The rope passed through a pulley which was firmly fixed to the top of the chimney.
"The Book of Stories for the Storyteller" by Fanny E. Coe
It sees the twining and twisting
Of belts that glisten about
The circle of wheel and of pulley
Like the coils of serpents drawn out.
"No Room For The Poet" by Alexander Anderson
I have learned there's a secret something
That remains yet undefined,
That touches the springs and pulleys
That open the human mind.
"The Desirable Undefined" by Jared Barhite
The shades of girls, all flavoured from their shrouds,
When sunlight goes are sundered from the worm,
The bones of men, the broken in their beds,
By midnight pulleys that unhouse the tomb.
"Our Eunuch Dreams" by Dylan Thomas
Come trooping down King Street, where now may be seen
The pulleys and ropes of a mighty machine;
The weight rises slowly; it drops with a thud;
And, to! the great timber sinks deep in the mud!
"For The Centennial Dinner" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Each bucket of iron at the wells of the farmyards,
Each bucket and pulley, it creaks and it wails;
By cisterns of farmyards, the pulleys and pails
They creak and they cry,
The whole of sad death in their melancholy.
"The Wind" by Emile Verhaeren
Grand Saline Police Chief Larry Compton said Pulley was located early Sunday morning in the Dallas area.
From the end of the pulley .
Malcolm, 3, and his father Aubrey Mayfield tried a pulley game at the UCP of Central Florida booth.
Over-Running Alternator Pulley Kit No AK411 Product Image.
Thank you, April Pulley Sayre.
Curtis Pulley 's off-field problems never allowed him to live up to his on-field promise.
The coach reconsidered after getting more details on Pulley 's situation.
Steven Edward Pulley , 21, of Columbia, died Tuesday, Feb 5, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital.
Pulley would have two years of eligibility remaining.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Sources told 27 SportsFirst on Thursday that former Wildcat quarterback Curtis Pulley will not be allowed to transfer to EKU.
Pulley was kicked off the UK team earlier this week, then spoke with Colonels' coach Dean Hood Tuesday.
Two construction workers refurbishing a TriBeCa building were seriously injured yesterday when a cable they were securing snapped, dropping a pulley on top of them, city officials said.
Frank Norman Pulley , 69, 2000 N Wooster Ave, died Saturday, March 6, 1999, at Union Hospital in Dover.
Its unique three-piece design includes two cables per pulley .
For a spit, Dad rescued the shaft from a retired combine and salvaged the machine's 12 pulley as well.
The distance between neighboring ﬁxtures, corresponding to node locations for standing waves, is L = 50 cm. A simple pulley and hanging mass system allows the anode to be tensioned with different mass values.
Simple acoustical technique for automated measurement of drift tube anode wire tension