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sulky


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sulky  \Sulk"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Sulkier};  superl.  {Sulkiest}.]  [See 
  {Sulkiness},  and  cf  {Sulky},  n.] 
  Moodly  silent;  sullen;  sour;  obstinate;  morose;  splenetic. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Sullen}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sulky  \Sulk"y\,  n.;  pl  {Sulkies}.  [From  {Sulky},  a.;  --  so 
  called  from  the  owner's  desire  of  riding  alone.] 
  A  light  two-wheeled  carriage  for  a  single  person. 
 
  Note:  Sulky  is  used  adjectively  in  the  names  of  several 
  agricultural  machines  drawn  by  horses  to  denote  that 
  the  machine  is  provided  with  wheels  and  a  seat  for  the 
  driver;  as  sulky  plow;  sulky  harrow;  sulky  rake,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sulky 
  adj  :  sullen  or  moody  [syn:  {huffish}] 
  n  :  a  light  2-wheeled  vehicle  for  one  person;  drawn  by  one  horse 




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