Gull (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gulled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gulling.] [Prob. fr. gull the bird; but cf. OSw. gylla to deceive, D. kullen, and E. cullibility.]

To deceive; to cheat; to mislead; to trick; to defraud.

The rulgar, gulled into rebellion, armed. Dryden.

I'm not gulling him for the emperor's service. Coleridge.


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Gull, n.


A cheating or cheat; trick; fraud.



One easily cheated; a dupe.



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Gull, n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. Corn. gullan, W. gwylan.] Zool.

One of many species of long-winged sea birds of the genus Larus and allied genera.

⇒ Among the best known American species are the herring gull (Larus argentatus), the great black-backed gull (L. murinus) the laughing gull (L. atricilla), and Bonaparte's gull (L. Philadelphia). The common European gull is Larus canus.

Gull teaser Zool., the jager; -- also applied to certain species of terns.


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