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  • noun Plural form of cullis.

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Examples

  • Though we acknowledge the immense influence this monarch had over cookery, we must not conceal that he brought in fashion aromatic sauces, tough macaroni, cullises, and brown sauces calcined by a process like that of roasted coffee.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 371, May 23, 1829

  • It is said that Gonthier, in less than ten years, invented seven cullises, nine ragoûts, thirty-one sauces, and twenty-one soups.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 371, May 23, 1829

  • At the latter end of the same year he added a couple of gates with port - cullises: — These last were converted afterwards into orgues, as the better thing; and during the winter of the same year, my uncle Toby, instead of a new suit of clothes, which he always had at Christmas, treated himself with a handsome sentry-box, to stand at the corner of the bowling-green, betwixt which point and the foot of the glacis, there was left a little kind of an esplanade for him and the corporal to confer and hold councils of war upon. —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • At the latter end of the same year he added a couple of gates with port-cullises: — These last were converted afterwards into orgues, as the better thing; and during the winter of the same year, my uncle Toby, instead of a new suit of clothes, which he always had at Christmas, treated himself with a handsome sentry-box, to stand at the corner of the bowling-green, betwixt which point and the foot of the glacis, there was left a little kind of an esplanade for him and the corporal to confer and hold councils of war upon. —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Persuade us seethe ‘t in cullises. 58 I ‘ll tell you,

    The Duchess of Malfi

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