gulgul

[guhl-guhl]
noun
  1. a preparation of pulverized seashells and oil, applied to the wooden hull of a ship as a protection against boring worms.

Origin of gulgul

origin uncertain
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Historical Examples of gulgul

  • I should like to know what Gulgul, as we Persians call the nightingale, has to talk about to her mate in the rose-bush.