from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fool or dupe.
- transitive v. To fool; cheat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who is easily tricked or imposed on; a dupe, a gullible person.
- n. A companion.
- v. To trick, to impose on, to dupe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A person easily deceived, tricked, or imposed on; a mean dupe; a gull.
- transitive v. To trick, cheat, or impose on; to deceive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deceive; trick, cheat, or impose upon; jilt; gull.
- n. A fellow; a “cove”; especially, a verdant fellow who is easily deceived, tricked, or imposed on, as by a sharper, jilt, or strumpet; a mean dupe.
"cully" too cruel a reproach to the men, for their abused weakness for us.
Given the uproar at that time, Mr. Stimson had to resign as was described in the WSJ at cully-stimson-resigns.
Given the uproar at that time, Mr. Stimson had to resign as was described in the WSJ at cully-stimson-resigns .
And thank you, TVaddict, for bringing our attention to this! cully
April 2nd, 2009 at 2:10 pm and this is going to have cully hamner sp? question back-ups?
Why are the cul de…cully sac…teh dead end hidden cornerses marked “Good playce to eat pinny gigs” or “good place to eet skwirrlols”?
Today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day, yarrr cully, and any squint what is caught not talking like a pirate will have his filthy guts torn from his wreeetched grog pot and laced round his useless head.
Nay, art thou not the cully of that still viler Joseph Leman, who serves himself as much by thy money, as he does thee by the double part he acts by thy direction? —
English cully, who was so easily disheartened, and hung his ears in manifest despondence, rather than rather than run the risk of making a voyage that should be altogether unprofitable, resolved to practise her charms upon the Dutch merchant.
Charles, whom they knew, and from the earliness of my escape, and their perfect ignorance of his ever having so much as seen me, not having the least suspicion of his being accessory to my flight, they were, in their way, making up to him; and as to his companion, they took him probably for a fresh cully.
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