"gull" Definition

Definitions for the word "gull" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. v. t.
To deceive; to cheat; to mislead; to trick; to defraud.
Source: The 1913 Webster Unabridged Dictionary, 1913
2. n.
A cheating or cheat; trick; fraud.
Source: The 1913 Webster Unabridged Dictionary, 1913
3. n.
One easily cheated; a dupe.
Source: The 1913 Webster Unabridged Dictionary, 1913
4. n.
One of many species of long-winged sea birds of the genus Larus and allied genera.
Source: The 1913 Webster Unabridged Dictionary, 1913
5. n.
Long-winged web-footed sea bird. [probably welsh gwylan]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
6. v.
Dupe, fool. [perhaps from obsolete gull yellow from old norse]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
7. slang
to cheat, to deceive; also one easily cheated. From the easy manner in which the bird of that name is deceived.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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