verb (used without object), puled, pul·ing.
- pulaski, fort,
- pulau pinang,
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
Word Origin 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.