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- n. Obsolete spelling of gulf.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See gulf.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of gulf.
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In the latitude of 29° 30 ', longitude 41° 30', the wind slackened and veered more to the S.E. We now began to see some of that sea-plant, which is commonly called gulph-weed, from a supposition that it comes from the Gulph of Florida.
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We set sail, steering our course towards the East Indies through the Persian gulph, which is formed by the coasts of Arabia Felix on the right, by those of Persia on the left, and, according to common account, is seventy leagues in the broadest place.
To finish the description of this place, which may well be called the gulph, as nothing ever returns from it, it is not possible for ships to get off from it, when once they come within ft certain distance of it.
In the bofom of the gulph is a low ifland of conliderable extent.
Dunsfold would probably be thankful if to-day the "gulph" were wider.
He had already almost crossed, without the least hazard, the great gulph which is betwixt
I was driving to Croydon one morning in my four-wheeled one-'oss chay, and just as I got to Lilleywhite, the blacksmith's, below Brixton Hill, they had thrown up a drain -- a 'gulph' I may call it -- across the road for the purpose of repairing the gas-pipe -- I was rayther late as it was, for our 'ounds are werry punctual, and there was nothing for me but either to go a mile and a half about, or drive slap over the gulph.
But an earthquake had changed the scene -- under our very feet the earth yawned -- deep and precipitous the gulph below opened to receive us, while the hours charioted us towards the chasm.
In these . . . they descend the river on trading and hunting expeditions on the sea coast, neighboring islands and keys . . . and sometimes cross the gulph of Mexico, extending their navigations to the Bahama Islands and even to Cuba.
If they looked behind them, there was a mighty ocean which they had passed, and was now as a main bar or gulph to separate them from all the civil parts of the world.