sull

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from sullen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sull (third-person singular simple present sulls, present participle sulling, simple past and past participle sulled)

  1. to stop, to refuse to go on (of an animal - example - donkey or a possum plays dead)
    • 1992: The mesteño had stopped and sulled in the road with its forefeet spread and he sat looking after her. — Cormac McCarthy, All The Pretty Horses

Etymology 2[edit]

Anglo-Saxon suluh, sulh, a plough; compare Old High German suohili a little plough.

Noun[edit]

sull (plural sulls)

  1. (obsolete) A plough.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ainsworth to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

sull n (sulls)

  1. a mixture, a mix
  2. a watered down drink, piss, slosh

Derived terms[edit]