Definitions

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  • adj. Having or containing hulls.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having or containing hulls.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having husks or pods; siliquous.
  • n. A long wicker trap used for catching eels.
  • n. A perforated chest for keeping crabs and lobsters in the sea till wanted.

Etymologies

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hull +‎ -y

Examples

  • We girls on the sidelines added to the distraction by doing the hully-gully.

    [Repeat to fade] | clusterflock

  • For those of you who might like the exceptional vintage R & B of Julia Lee but not the 60s hully gully of Vivi Bach below, I had to post this even though it's from the same site.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Note 1: believe that "hully gully" is a dance that was popular in the mid 1950's.

    John Lee Hooker Lyrics

  • Well I can't hully gully1, I can't do a shimmy, but when it comes to lovin ', I'm a lovin' little fool

    John Lee Hooker Lyrics

  • Heartened by this loutish spectacle, there is no doubt Bush told "da hully fadda" any number of expansive lies in hopes of igniting a crack down on catholic liberals in general and my honest coreligionist John Kerry in particular.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • "You hully up, Boss," the old man cried, "or mebbe bimeby you no catch 'um dinnah."

    Murder Canyon

  • Mama hully gully, Papa hully gully, baby hully gully too

    (Baby) Hully Gully

  • Papa hully gully, sister hully gully, you can hully gully too

    (Baby) Hully Gully

  • Mama hully gully, papa hully gully, baby hully gully too

    (Baby) Hully Gully

  • I'm not the kind of fellow to be likely to be able to pay you back your kindness, but, hully gee! if I could I'd do it to beat the band.

    The Shuttle

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