Gullied vs Cullied - What's the difference?

gullied | cullied |


As verbs the difference between gullied and cullied

is that gullied is (gully) while cullied is (cully).

gullied

English

Verb

(head)
  • (gully)

  • gully

    English

    Alternative forms

    * gulley (Etymology 1)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) golet, from (etyl) goulet, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (wikipedia gully) (gullies)
  • 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.
  • Verb

  • (obsolete) To flow noisily.
  • (Johnson)
  • To wear away into a gully or gullies.
  • Etymology 2

    Scots , of unknown origin.

    Noun

    (gullies)
  • (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...
    References
    Gullies And Other Knives ----

    cullied

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (cully)

  • cully

    English

    Noun

    (cullies)
  • A person who is easily tricked or imposed on; a dupe, a gullible person.
  • * Addison
  • I have learned that I am not the first cully whom she has passed upon for a countess.
  • *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.
  • Verb

  • To trick, to impose on, to dupe.