Origin of cull
OTHER WORDS FROM cullcull·er, nounout·cull, verb (used with object)o·ver·cull, verb (used with object)
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The social media giant’s global cull of Australian news hit not only media companies, but also a wide range of governmental organizations, including some state and local health departments and the Bureau of Meteorology.How Australia May Have Just Saved Journalism From Big Tech|Robert Whitehead|February 22, 2021|Time
In March 2020 it was one of the first countries in Europe to institute a lockdown to try to contain the virus, and in November it was quick to order a cull of farmed minks when a new variant spotted in the animals was linked to 12 cases in humans.Why Denmark’s “corona passport” is more of a promise than a plan|Bobbie Johnson|February 10, 2021|MIT Technology Review
A cull hunt is often ruled out of the question due to human population densities, so game managers have employed many different tactics with varying degrees of success.
Denmark will dig up millions of dead mink after a hasty cull and burial intended to stamp out a coronavirus mutation ended with the rotting carcasses triggering a new contamination risk.Denmark to exhume bodies of COVID-19 infected mink over contamination risk|kdunn6|December 21, 2020|Fortune
Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, the head of the biggest opposition party, the Liberals, told broadcaster TV2 he won’t back the government’s proposal for a mass cull here and now.
Could I, along with a few other Tumblr users, help cull through the questions and select some?The Exciting-but-Depressing Obama-Tumblr Student-Loan Summit|Kelly Williams Brown|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2012 she again raised eyebrows when she suggested that badgers shot in any cull should be eaten.The Week in Death: Clarissa Dickson Wright, One of ‘Two Fat Ladies’|The Telegraph|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this case, a cull of the Taliban and ISAF tweets yields a unique view into the current state of Afghan affairs.
Steele visited Sparks in Harlem to cull from his collection of high-end labels and vintage pieces.Queer Style A History of Fashion at FIT in New York|Peter Davis|September 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Prenatal testing leads to more abortions and prompts us to “cull the ranks of the disabled”?
They are goin' to skid the butt log again, and they swear that if you cull it again, they will kill you.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
He would doubtless have pressed bologna now on Tod McNeil had that social cull stayed by.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
There we cull the flowers of the field and the forest glade, weaving them into garlands, building them into nosegays.Fibble, D. D.|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
The items we cull relate to a trade once very general in the United States, but happily now a thing of the past.Literary Byways|William Andrews
Let no man say that these were simply oranges, for these a man may cull in many a Greek garden to-day.The Walls of Constantinople|Bernard Granville Baker