Cull

Definition of Cull

Pronunciation: k?l
v. t.1.To separate, select, or pick out; to choose and gather or collect; as, to cull flowers.
[imp. & p. p. Culled (k?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Culling.]
From his herd he culls,
For slaughter, from the fairest of his bulls.
- Dryden.
Whitest honey in fairy gardens culled.
- Tennyson.
n.1.A cully; a dupe; a gull. See Cully.

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