verb (used with object)
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Origin of cull
OTHER WORDS FROM cullculler, nounoutcull, verb (used with object)o·ver·cull, verb (used with object)un·culled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for cull
White-bread ISIS recruits, culled from the wastelands of Web 2.0, call that tidy division into terrible question.
Her songs, which she cowrote with songwriter-producer Joel Little, are all culled from real-life experiences.Meet Lorde, the 16-Year-Old Singer Poised to Take Over Pop Music|Marlow Stern|July 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Here are six questions (and answers) culled from our conversation.'Bridesmaids' Director Paul Feig on Feminism, Rebel Wilson & More|Anna Klassen|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the data Republicans culled are much more granular than that.Budget Balancing and Jobs: It's the Other Way Around!|Michael Tomasky|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The vast majority of the data for the report is culled from documents from U.S. federal court cases.Report: Majority of Convicted Terrorists in U.S. Are American Citizens|Eli Lake|February 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Or, if one prefers to laugh at the experience of a "culled" brother, what can be found more irresistible than this?The Wit of Women|Kate Sanborn
At the far end of this courtyard a shadowy pavilion arose, culled from the Stygian gloom by the sheen of the lightnings.Under the Witches' Moon|Nathan Gallizier
These names are culled from various authors, no one author having given us a list of them.Rambles in Rome|S. Russell Forbes
French school, culled from the annual Salons and presented to the museum by the State.A Little Tour in France|Henry James
Each had a small Mexican basket, and culled as rapidly as possible; the positions they were forced to assume were not comfortable.A Daughter of the Vine|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton