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
Words nearby gully
Definition for gully (2 of 2)
noun, plural gul·lies.Scot. and North England.
Origin of gully2
How to use gully in a sentence
At one point in 1971, he spotted a jawbone jutting out from the side of the gully.Rhinos, camels and bone-crushing dogs once roamed Nebraska|Alison Pearce Stevens|May 13, 2021|Science News For Students
The snails turned up in small patches of unburned habitat, sometimes at the bottom of gullies or in deep leaf litter around the bases of large trees.A year after Australia’s wildfires, extinction threatens hundreds of species|John Pickrell|March 9, 2021|Science News
One by one we left camp, figuring we’d be able to keep tabs on each other pretty easily in the wide-open gully.
In 2000, Cogswell helped found The Gully, an online lesbian magazine, which closed six years later.Tick-Tock: The Explosive Power of the Lesbian Avengers|Tim Teeman|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gully Wells shares recollections of growing up with her mother, stepfather, and their famous inner circle.
Judge then of my surprise when I rode up out of the water-washed gully and found them nowhere in sight.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
It was perched high above the sidewalk, for the street but a few years since was a gully, and the grading had deepened it.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Thousands of Turks in a bunch, so the boys say, swarmed out of their trenches and the Gully Ravine.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
One of the horses was hobbled, and they were all eating hungrily the grass that grew along the gully's sides.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
A few pines were sprinkled about the slopes of the gully, and one or two of them which had fallen lay athwart the creek.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss
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