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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hull  \Hull\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hulled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hulling}.] 
  1.  To  strip  off  or  separate  the  hull  or  hulls  of  to  free 
  from  integument;  as  to  hull  corn. 
 
  2.  To  pierce  the  hull  of  as  a  ship,  with  a  cannon  ball. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hull  \Hull\,  v.  i. 
  To  toss  or  drive  on  the  water,  like  the  hull  of  a  ship 
  without  sails.  [Obs.]  --Shak.  Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hull  \Hull\,  n.  [OE.  hul,  hol,  shell,  husk,  AS  hulu;  akin  to  G. 
  h["u]lle  covering,  husk,  case,  h["u]llen  to  cover,  Goth. 
  huljan  to  cover,  AS  helan  to  hele,  conceal.  [root]17.  See 
  {Hele},  v.  t.,  {Hell}.] 
  1.  The  outer  covering  of  anything  particularly  of  a  nut  or 
  of  grain;  the  outer  skin  of  a  kernel;  the  husk. 
 
  2.  [In  this  sense  perh.  influenced  by  D.  hol  hold  of  a  ship, 
  E.  hold.]  (Naut.)  The  frame  or  body  of  a  vessel,  exclusive 
  of  her  masts,  yards,  sails,  and  rigging. 
 
  Deep  in  their  hulls  our  deadly  bullets  light. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  {Hull  down},  said  of  a  ship  so  distant  that  her  hull  is 
  concealed  by  the  convexity  of  the  sea. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hull 
  n  1:  dry  outer  covering  of  a  fruit  or  seed  or  nut 
  2:  persistent  enlarged  calyx  at  base  of  e.g.  a  strawberry  or 
  raspberry 
  3:  a  large  fishing  port  [syn:  {Hull}] 
  4:  the  frame  or  body  of  ship 
  v  :  remove  the  hulls  from  as  of  fruit 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Hull,  GA  (city,  FIPS  40532) 
  Location:  34.01475  N,  83.29349  W 
  Population  (1990):  156  (79  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  30646 
  Hull,  IA  (city,  FIPS  37515) 
  Location:  43.19021  N,  96.13269  W 
  Population  (1990):  1724  (634  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  51239 
  Hull,  IL  (village,  FIPS  36516) 
  Location:  39.70911  N,  91.20498  W 
  Population  (1990):  514  (234  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  62343 
  Hull,  MA  (CDP,  FIPS  31680) 
  Location:  42.30297  N,  70.88329  W 
  Population  (1990):  10466  (5256  housing  units) 
  Area:  7.7  sq  km  (land),  65.4  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  02045 
  Hull,  TX 
  Zip  code(s):  77564 




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