from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A guessing game for children.
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Marse Alfred, Bedney and me are scared of that court; what you call the law, cuts curous contarabims sometimes, and when the broad axe of jestice hits, there is no telling whar the chips will fly; it's wuss than hull-gull, or pitching heads and tails.
After the apples were eaten, "hull-gull," -- "nuts in my hand," &c., were played, and then music was called for
I am going out into the yard, and you may both go and play hull-gull. "