Definitions for: Cull


[n] the person or thing rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
[v] look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"
[v] remove something that has been rejected; "cull the sick members of the herd"



Webster (1913) Definition: Cull (k?l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Culled (k?ld); p. pr. &
vb. n. Culling.] [OE. cullen, OF. cuillir, coillir, F.
cueillir, to gather, pluck, pick, fr. L. colligere. See
Coil, v. t., and cf. Collect.]
To separate, select, or pick out; to choose and gather or
collect; as, to cull flowers.

From his herd he culls, For slaughter, from the fairest
of his bulls. --Dryden.

Whitest honey in fairy gardens culled. --Tennyson.


Cull, n.
A cully; a dupe; a gull. See Cully.

Synonyms: pick, pluck, reject

See Also: berry, catch, collect, cull out, deciding, decision making, discover, find out, garner, gather, get a line, get rid of, get wind, get word, hear, learn, mushroom, pick off, pick over, pick up, pull off, pull together, receive, remove, see, sieve out, tweak

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