verb (used without object), puled, pul·ing.
Origin of pule
Examples from the Web for pule
The priesthood, properly so called (Kahuna maoli, Kahuna pule), was hereditary.Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands|Charles Nordhoff
This was accomplished by the utterance of a pule hoo-noa, a tabu-lifting prayer.Unwritten Literature of Hawaii|Nathaniel Bright Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for pule
Word Origin for pule
Word Origin and History for pule
"cry in a thin, weak voice," 1530s, from French piauler (16c.) "to cheep, chirp," echoic (cf. Italian pigolare "to cheep as a chicken"). Related: Puled; puling.