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hull1 / həl/ • n. the main body of a ship or other vessel, including the bottom, sides, and deck but not the masts, superstructure, rigging, engines, and other fittings. • v. [tr.] (usu. be hulled) hit and pierce the hull of (a ship) with a shell or other missile. DERIVATIVES: hulled adj. [in comb.] a wooden-hulled narrowboat. hull2 • n. the outer covering of a fruit or seed, esp. the pod of peas and beans, or the husk of grain. ∎  the green calyx of a strawberry or raspberry. • v. [tr.] [usu. as adj.] (hulled) remove the hulls from (fruit, seeds, or grain).

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hull

hull1 (dial.) shell of peas and beans. Late OE. hulu, f. base of helan cover.
Hence vb. XIV.

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hull

hull2 body or frame of a ship. XV (ho(o)le, holle). perh. sb. use of hol HOLLOW.

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hull

hull See husk.

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hullannul, cull, dull, gull, hull, lull, mull, null, scull, skull, Solihull, trull, Tull •seagull • multihull • monohull •numbskull • Elul

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