Definition of Gulley

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of gully) (Etymology 1) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gulley

1. a ravine [n -LEYS] - See also: ravine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gulley

gulist
gulists
gulitol
gull
gullable
gullably
gullage
gulled
guller
gulleries
gullers
gullery
gullet
gulleting
gullets
gulley (current term)
gulleyed
gulleying
gulleys
gullibilities
gullibility
gullible
gullibleness
gullibly
gullied
gullies
gulling
gullion
gullions
gullish

Literary usage of Gulley

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1808)
"gulley tell, and lay upon the ground, apparently quite abroad, lor nearly three seconds. The blow struck to the heart or Galley's friends-—great anxiety ..."

2. The Documentary History of the Destruction of the Gaspee by William Read Staples (1845)
"After Aylesbury left the room gulley asked the deponent what he should do ; and as he recollected Aylesbury was in liquor, and did not know but there might ..."

3. Memoirs of Father Ripa During Thirteen Years' Residence at the Court of by Matteo Ripa (1855)
"... whenever a sick negro was pronounced incurable, to order the poor wretch to be carried to a solitary vale upon his estate, called the gulley, ..."

4. Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme by Supreme Court, Alabama Supreme Court, Alabama (1845)
"gulley. The judgment upon the verdict is the only one that has been rendered ... gulley. 1. When a wife by deed of marriage settlement, has property secured ..."

5. Journal of a Residence Among the Negroes in the West Indies by Matthew Gregory Lewis (1861)
"... whenever a sick negro was pronounced incurable, to order the poor wretch to be carried to a solitary vale upon his estate, called the gulley, ..."

6. History of Detroit and Wayne County and Early Michigan by Silas Farmer (1890)
"Supervisor, Hiram Wightman; Clerk, JW Sherman; Justice of the Peace, John B. Wallace ; Assessors, Joseph Pardoe, H. Wightman, A. gulley, R. Gardner, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... whose termination in the citadel is cut from it by an artificial fosse formed in a natural gulley, with a salt-water ditch at the bottom. ..."

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