cull definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To pick out from others; select.
    • To gather; gather.
    • To remove declined people or components from (a herd, including).
    • to choose from others; choose.
    • to assemble; gather.
    • to get rid of declined people or components from (a herd, including).
    • To separate, choose, or pick out; to choose and gather or gather.
    • To separate, pick, or choose; to decide on and gather or gather.
  • noun:
    • some thing selected from other people, especially anything rejected because of substandard high quality.
    • One thing picked out from others, especially anything refused as a result of substandard high quality.
    • a variety.
    • An organised killing of chosen creatures.
    • an item unfit for inclusion within a larger team; a substandard specimen.
    • a range.
    • A fool, gullible person; a dupe.
    • An organised killing of selected creatures.
    • an item unfit for inclusion within a bigger group; a substandard specimen.
    • A cully; a dupe; a gull. See cully.
    • A fool, gullible person; a dupe.
    • A cully; a dupe; a gull. See cully.
    • anything picked or culled out; particularly, an object chosen from among an assortment or aggregate, and added to one side, or rejected, due to inferior high quality: typically when you look at the plural: as
    • Something selected or culled away; especially, an object selected from among an assortment or aggregate, and added to one part, or refused, due to substandard high quality: typically in plural: as
    • A fool; a dupe.
    • A local English (Gloucestershire) title for fish miller's-thumb.
    • A fool; a dupe.
    • the individual or thing which declined or reserve as inferior in quality
    • a nearby English (Gloucestershire) title the seafood miller's-thumb.
    • the individual or thing this is certainly declined or reserve as substandard in high quality
  • verb:
    • to select or take someone or something (from a larger team).
    • To gather, collect.
    • to choose creatures from an organization and eliminate all of them in order to reduce steadily the amounts of the team in a controlled manner.
    • to select or take someone or something like that (from a bigger group).
    • To eliminate (animals an such like).
    • to assemble, gather.
    • To lay off being decrease the size of, remove.
    • To select creatures from a group and then eliminate all of them to reduce the amounts of the group in a controlled fashion.
    • To destroy (pets etc).
    • To lay-off being lessen the size of, beat.
    • try to find and gather
    • remove something that has been declined
    • try to find and gather
    • pull something which is rejected
  • others:
    • To gather; choose; gather.
    • to choose; choose or split a number of of from others: often without.
    • To examine and measure, as timber.
    • to assemble; select; compile.
    • To pick out; choose or split up one or more of from other people: often without.
    • A Middle English kind of kill.
    • To inspect and determine, as wood.
    • A variant of coll.
    • A Middle English form of kill.
    • A variant of coll.

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