Definitions

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  • n. An act, or the practice, of gulling; trickery; fraud.
  • n. A colony of gulls.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An act, or the practice, of gulling; trickery; fraud.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Cheating or a cheat; fraud.
  • n. A place where gulls breed.

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Examples

  • That is, answered Epistemon, a gullery too evident, a plain abuse and fib too fabulous.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • But they had clear favorable weather, and they won through each pinch, by one or another fraud which Niafer evolved the instant that gullery was needed.

    Figures of Earth

  • And this other is a gullery of the same stamp, to call the offices of our kingdom by the lofty titles of the Romans, though they have no similitude of function, and still less of authority and power.

    The Essays of Montaigne — Complete

  • Neverthe-less Madam’s Toshowus waxes largely more lifeliked (entrance, one kudos; exits, free) and our notional gullery is now com-pletely complacent, an exegious monument, aerily perennious.

    Finnegans Wake

  • "Are you a fool, friend?" said the Countess sharply; "or do you think, because I have good-naturedly purchased your trumpery goods at your roguish prices, that you may put any gullery you will on me?

    Kenilworth

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  • A fraudulent act, or a place where gulls breed. Flip a coin.

    December 8, 2011