- a gutter, as at the eaves of a roof.
Origin of cullis
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The pulp to be put to the cullis before the heads are added.The Art of Cookery
Believing that "He is faithful that promised" he sent for Dr. Cullis to come and pray with him.
A proposition was made, and arrangements were perfected to visit Doctor Cullis, to secure the benefit of his prayers.
Two years after he was seen by Dr. Cullis, and continued in perfect health, and engaged in active business.
Cullis, kul′is, n. a gutter in a roof: a groove, as for a side-scene in a theatre.
- a gutter in or at the eaves of a roof
- another word for coulisse (def. 1)
C19: from French coulisse channel, groove; see coulisse
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