Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A corruption of coulée.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of coulee.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Down a little "cooley" some thirty men had made a rush for their lives; the Sioux had simply thronged the banks shooting them as they ran.

    Custer's Last Battle

  • Pushing forward, Reno came quickly to a shallow "cooley" (frontierism for gully) that led down through the bluff to the stream.

    Custer's Last Battle

  • Whoever they may be they are in the "cooley" and watching the prairie.

    Marion's Faith.

  • Farther out he can hear hoof-beats and voices, so he edges along westward until he comes suddenly to a depression, a little winding "cooley" across the prairie, through which in the early spring the snows are carried off from some ravine among the bluffs.

    Marion's Faith.

  • While it true that China has more Gantry Cranes, Container Cranes, and Tower Cranes than any nation on earth, the tools of choice for the people down below, for the shoddily clad Chinese laborers wearing the straw cooley hats, are still predominantly the old classics, the pick and the shovel, the hammer and the hand auger.

    Matthew Yglesias » Will China Ever Dominate?

  • Real strength means being able to deal with a wide variety of threats and stressors, cooley.

    Hitting Doesn't Make Kids Better or Stronger

  • Stephiisooamazin who is ryan cooley dating in real life, they say hegoing out with mariam mcdonalds so i want to know if it true or no, also if it is true you guys make a cute couple saira

    Ask DEGRASSI’S Ryan Cooley a Question | the TV addict

  • Ok first off manny had an abortion in the third season wen craig got her pregnant and i noe mannys made mistakes but shes learned now and is a nice girl (geez im talkin bout a fictional character) im so sad ryan cooley is leaving the show he was awesome.

    DEGRASSI Talk — Spoilers Ahead! | the TV addict

  • Real strength means being able to deal with a wide variety of threats and stressors, cooley.

    Hitting Doesn't Make Kids Better or Stronger

  • Real strength means being able to deal with a wide variety of threats and stressors, cooley.

    Printing: Hitting Doesn't Make Kids Better or Stronger

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