noun, plural gul·lies.Also gulley (for defs. 1, 2).
- the position of a fielder between point and slips.
- the fielder occupying this position.
verb (used with object), gul·lied, gul·ly·ing.
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Origin of gully1
Definition for gully (2 of 2)
noun, plural gul·lies.Scot. and North England.
Origin of gully2
Example sentences from the Web for gully
The stench of decomposing flesh greeted us before we saw that rotting bodies were lying in the gullies on either side of us.U.N. Ambassador Designate Samantha Power’s Greatest Journalistic Hits|Caitlin Dickson|June 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes a trenchful of the enemy would fire a volley and half of them disappear through gullies leading to other cover.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Day after day they rode through caons and winding intermittent gullies, shallow basins, and dry washes.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
Deprived of sustenance, nearly all the shorter streams dried up, and the channels which they had hewn became arid gullies.Overland|John William De Forest
British Dictionary definitions for gully (1 of 2)
noun plural -lies or -leys
- a fielding position between the slips and point
- a fielder in this position