sull

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from sullen.

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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]

From Old English sulh (plough). Compare sullow and Old High German suohili (little plough).

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Noun[edit]

sull (plural sulls)

  1. (Western England dialect) A plough.
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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

sull n (sulls)

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

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