cullis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French coulisse groove, from the same source as English cullis broth.

Noun[edit]

cullis (plural cullises)

  1. (architecture) A gutter in a roof; a channel or groove.
  2. A strong broth of meat, strained and made clear for invalids; also, a savoury jelly.
    • Beaumont and Fletcher
      When I am excellent at caudles / And cullises [] you shall be welcome to me.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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Verb[edit]

cullis

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive form of collir