[guhl-ee] /ˈgʌl i/
noun, plural gullies. Also, (for defs 1, 2).
a small valley or ravine originally worn away by running water and serving as a drainageway after prolonged heavy rains.
a ditch or gutter.
verb (used with object), gullied, gullying.
to make gullies in.
to form (channels) by the action of water.
[guhl-ee, goo l-ee] /ˈgʌl i, ˈgʊl i/
noun, plural gullies. Scot. and North England.
a knife, especially a large kitchen or butcher knife.
noun (pl) -lies, -leys
a channel or small valley, esp one cut by heavy rainwater
(NZ) a small bush-clad valley
a deep, wide fissure between two buttresses in a mountain face, sometimes containing a stream or scree
either of the two channels at the side of a tenpin bowling lane
verb -lies, -lying, -lied
(transitive) to make (channels) in (the ground, sand, etc)
noun (pl) -lies
(Scot) a large knife, such as a butcher’s knife
“channel made by running water,” 1650s, possibly a variant of Middle English golet “water channel” (see gullet). Gully-washer, American English colloquial for “heavy rainstorm,” attested by 1887.
A narrow, steep-sided channel formed in loose earth by running water. A gully is usually dry except after periods of heavy rainfall or after the melting of snow or ice.
[guhl] /gʌl/ verb (used with object) 1. to deceive, trick, or cheat. noun 2. a person who is easily deceived or cheated; dupe. /ɡʌl/ noun 1. any aquatic bird of the genus Larus and related genera, such as L. canus (common gull or mew) having long pointed wings, short legs, and a mostly white plumage: […]
male proper name, from Old French goulafre “glutton,” a very common name, found as a surname in Domesday Book (William Gulafra).
[guhl] /gʌl/ noun 1. any of numerous long-winged, web-toed, aquatic birds of the family Laridae, having usually white plumage with a gray back and wings. /ɡʌl/ noun 1. any aquatic bird of the genus Larus and related genera, such as L. canus (common gull or mew) having long pointed wings, short legs, and a mostly […]
[guhl-wing] /ˈgʌlˌwɪŋ/ adjective 1. (of an automobile door) hinged at the top and opening upward. 2. having gull-wing doors: a gull-wing sports car. 3. having or resembling airplane gull wings. noun 1. an airplane wing that slants briefly upward from the fuselage and then extends horizontally outward. /ˈɡʌlˌwɪŋ/ adjective 1. (of a car door) opening […]