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Noun: hull  húl
  1. The frame or body of ship
  2. Dry outer covering of a fruit, seed or nut
  3. Persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry
Verb: hull  húl
  1. Remove the hulls from
    "hull the berries";
    - dehull
  2. Hit and penetrate a ship's hull
    "The ship was hulled by a cannonball"
Noun: Hull  húl
  1. A large fishing port in northeastern England
    - Kingston upon Hull, Kingston-upon Hull
  2. United States naval officer who commanded the 'Constitution' during the War of 1812 and won a series of brilliant victories against the British (1773-1843)
    - Isaac Hull
  3. United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)
    - Cordell Hull

Derived forms: hulled, hulling, hulls

Type of: calix, calyx, city, construction, diplomat, diplomatist, husk, metropolis, naval officer, port, remove, structure, take, take away, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn], withdraw

Part of: England, vessel, watercraft

Encyclopedia: Hull, Plymouth County, MA