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[koo-lees] /kuˈlis/

a timber or the like having a groove for guiding a sliding panel.

Also called cullis. a timber member grooved to take a sliding panel, such as a sluicegate, portcullis, or stage flat

part of the Paris Bourse where unofficial securities are traded Compare parquet (sense 4)


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