[poo l-it] /ˈpʊl ɪt/
a young hen, less than one year old.
a young hen of the domestic fowl, less than one year old
late 14c., “young fowl” (late 13c. as a surname), from Anglo-French pullet, Old French poulette, poilette, diminutive of poule, poille “hen, chicken,” from Vulgar Latin *pulla, fem. of Latin pullus “young animal, young fowl” (see foal (n.)). Technically, a young hen from the time she begins to lay until the first molt.
[poo l-ee] /ˈpʊl i/ noun, plural pulleys. 1. a wheel, with a grooved rim for carrying a line, that turns in a frame or block and serves to change the direction of or to transmit force, as when one end of the line is pulled to raise a weight at the other end: one of […]
noun, South Midland and Inland South. 1. (def 1).
noun 1. (in a window frame) a stile against which a window sash slides.
[poo l-in] /ˈpʊlˌɪn/ noun, adjective, British. 1. .