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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pull.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Plucked; pilled; moulting.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The label pulled together songs by British and American artists, some well-known Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, others largely forgotten.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • "Shader" is a term pulled from the 3D graphics world; it refers to small programs that create 3D effects, like the rippling motion in a waving flag.

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  • The bombshell is that Dr. Robert J. Brulle of Drexel University had his name pulled off the report's list of expert paid reviewers late last week when he finally saw the whole finished report -- and he returned Nisbet's check.

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  • It was in sixth grade when Mr. Smart yes, that was really his name pulled my parents aside and notified them that I had fallen behind and needed to catch up to the other students.

    Chicken Soup for The Soul: Extraordinary Teens

  • For the second time Ruuqo glared at me, his expression pulled between anger and confusion.

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  • They will simply put together an exact replica of their plates from the original night from the cold, congealed masses that are unleashed from containers that have been re-used from grocery store “fresh” salsa or otherwise suspicious tubs that only have the furry white residue left after the glossy colored part of the label pulled away in the dishwasher.

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  • The man raised his machine gun and without saying a word pulled on the trigger for about five seconds—long enough to shoot about seventy bullets into the crowd.


  • I saw what they called pulled pork, because reheated in a pan on the stove.

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  • It sounds like a phrase pulled from the ass of a Rolling Stone critic forced at gunpoint to say something nice about a Yanni retrospective.

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  • Check out the floating 4-seater pumpkin "pulled" by 4 wooden horses, each which rear up when the driver pulls the reins.

    Livio De Marchi


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