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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cull  \Cull\,  n. 
  A  cully;  a  dupe;  a  gull.  See  {Cully}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cull  \Cull\  (k?l),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Culled}  (k?ld);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Culling}.]  [OE.  cullen,  OF  cuillir  coillir  F. 
  cueillir  to  gather,  pluck,  pick  fr  L.  colligere  See 
  {Coil},  v.  t.,  and  cf  {Collect}.] 
  To  separate,  select,  or  pick  out  to  choose  and  gather  or 
  collect;  as  to  cull  flowers. 
 
  From  his  herd  he  culls,  For  slaughter,  from  the  fairest 
  of  his  bulls.  --Dryden. 
 
  Whitest  honey  in  fairy  gardens  culled.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cull 
  n  :  the  person  or  thing  rejected  or  set  aside  as  inferior  in 
  quality  [syn:  {reject}] 
  v  :  look  for  and  gather;  "pick  mushrooms";  "pick  flowers"  [syn: 
  {pick},  {pluck}] 




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