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 […]
[guhl-ee] /ˈgʌl i/ noun, plural gullies. Also, (for defs 1, 2). 1. a small valley or ravine originally worn away by running water and serving as a drainageway after prolonged heavy rains. 2. a ditch or gutter. 3. Cricket. verb (used with object), gullied, gullying. 4. to make gullies in. 5. to form (channels) by […]
[guhl-ee-wosh-er, -waw-sher] /ˈgʌl iˌwɒʃ ər, -ˌwɔ ʃər/ noun, Chiefly Midland and Western U.S. 1. a usually short, heavy rainstorm.