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or fullam, fullom

[foo l-uh m] /ˈfʊl əm/
noun, Archaic.
a die loaded at one corner either to favor a throw of 4, 5, or 6 (high fulham) or to favor a throw of 1, 2, or 3 (low fulham)
Origin of fulham
First recorded in 1540-50; origin uncertain Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • These were forthcoming, and he returned that night to fulham.

    Mr. Scarborough's Family Anthony Trollope
  • He went by fulham and Putney, for the pleasure of strolling over the heath.

    Little Dorrit Charles Dickens
  • Of course, I can give it out that fulham has been called abroad suddenly, but it places me in a bad position.

    The Precipice Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • Going on to fulham I fell in with an old friend from Keighley.

    Adventures and Recollections Bill o'th' Hoylus End
  • The cab whirred its way back over the bridge, up the fulham Road, along the Park.

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
  • And the street was Dawes Road, fulham, in the day of its newness.

    A Great Man Arnold Bennett
  • Away in the west, in fulham, there had been a flood of immigrants, chiefly of the lower and labouring classes.

    The Sanitary Evolution of London Henry Lorenzo Jephson
  • The turn to the left, or bend to the south, being the main fulham Road.

    A Walk from London to Fulham Thomas Crofton Croker
British Dictionary definitions for fulham


a district of the Greater London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (since 1965): contains Fulham Palace (16th century), residence of the Bishop of London
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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