fulham

or ful·lam, ful·lom

[foo l-uh m]
noun Archaic.
  1. 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
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Examples from the Web for fulham

Contemporary Examples of fulham

Historical Examples of fulham

  • He went by Fulham and Putney, for the pleasure of strolling over the heath.

    Little Dorrit

    Charles Dickens

  • Going on to Fulham I fell in with an old friend from Keighley.

    Adventures and Recollections

    Bill o'th' Hoylus End

  • Then she was whirled away from him, towards Fulham—or anywhere.

    Audrey Craven

    May Sinclair

  • And the street was Dawes Road, Fulham, in the day of its newness.

    A Great Man

    Arnold Bennett

  • 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

Fulham

noun
  1. a district of the Greater London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (since 1965): contains Fulham Palace (16th century), residence of the Bishop of London
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