Gullied vs Cullied - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between gullied and cullied
is that gullied
) while cullied
* gulley (Etymology 1)
From (etyl) golet, from (etyl) goulet, from (etyl) .
A trench, ravine or narrow channel which was worn by water flow, especially on a hillside.
A small valley.
(UK) A drop kerb.
A road drain.
(cricket) A fielding position on the off side about 30 degrees behind square, between the slips and point; a fielder in such a position
(UK) A grooved iron rail or tram plate.
(obsolete) To flow noisily.
To wear away into a gully or gullies.
Scots , of unknown origin.
(Scotland, northern UK) A large knife.
* 1883 , , page 139:
- With that I made my mind up, took out my gully , opened it with my teeth, and cut one strand after another...
Gullies And Other Knives
A person who is easily tricked or imposed on; a dupe, a gullible person.
*2012 , Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex , Penguin 2013, p. 158:
*:One [attitude] was a fascination with street-walkers and and courtesans as self-confident entrepreneurs, able to outwit their simple cullies .
(slang) A companion.
- I have learned that I am not the first cully whom she has passed upon for a countess.
To trick, to impose on, to dupe.