Gull vs Scourie - What's the difference?

gull | scourie |

As nouns the difference between gull and scourie

is that gull is (soccer) a player, supporter or other person connected with while scourie is (scotland) a young gull.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) gulle, ultimately from (etyl) .


(en noun)
  • A seabird of the genus Larus or of the family Laridae.
  • Synonyms
    * (seabird) mew, seagull

    Etymology 2

    Perhaps from an obsolete term


    (en noun)
  • (slang) A cheating trick; a fraud.
  • * 1599 ,
  • BENEDICK. [Aside] I should think this a gull , but that the white-bearded fellow speaks it: knavery cannot, sure, hide itself in such reverence.
  • One easily cheated; a dupe.
  • Synonyms
    * (dupe) See also


    (en verb)
  • To deceive or cheat.
  • * Dryden
  • The vulgar, gulled into rebellion, armed.
  • * Coleridge
  • I'm not gulling him for the emperor's service.
  • * 1819 , , Otho the Great , Act IV, Scene I, verse 162-165
  • speak your curses out
    Against me, who would sooner crush and grind
    A brace of toads, than league with them to oppress
    An innocent lady, gull an Emperor
  • (US, slang) To mislead.
  • (US, slang) To trick and defraud.
  • Derived terms
    * gullible * gullibility





    (en noun)
  • (Scotland) a young gull.