Idioms for pull

Origin of pull

before 1000; Middle English pullen (v.), Old English pullian to pluck, pluck the feathers of, pull, tug; compare Middle Low German pūlen to strip off husks, pick, Old Norse pūla to work hard

OTHER WORDS FROM pull

pull·a·ble, adjectivepull·er, noun

synonym study for pull

2. See draw.
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British Dictionary definitions for pull

pull
/ (pʊl) /

verb (mainly tr)

noun

Derived forms of pull

puller, noun

Word Origin for pull

Old English pullian; related to Icelandic pūla to beat
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Idioms and Phrases with pull

pull

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