[ poo l-in ]
/ ˈpʊlˌɪn /
noun, adjective British.
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- pull together,
- pull up,
- pull up stakes,
- pull wires,
Origin of pull-in
First recorded in 1935–40; noun, adj. use of verb phrase pull in
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