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gulley1

[guhl-ee] /ˈgʌl i/
noun, plural gulleys.
1.
gully1 (defs 1, 2).

gulley2

[guhl-ee, goo l-ee] /ˈgʌl i, ˈgʊl i/
noun, plural gulleys. Scot. and North England
1.
gully2 .
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  • gulley stated that he would use the lights if he needed them for his personal safety.
  • The soldiers dismounted back from the rim and approached on foot, looking down into a deep gulley.
British Dictionary definitions for gulley

gully1

/ˈɡʌlɪ/
noun (pl) -lies, -leys
1.
a channel or small valley, esp one cut by heavy rainwater
2.
(NZ) a small bush-clad valley
3.
a deep, wide fissure between two buttresses in a mountain face, sometimes containing a stream or scree
4.
(cricket)
  1. a fielding position between the slips and point
  2. a fielder in this position
5.
either of the two channels at the side of a tenpin bowling lane
verb -lies, -lying, -lied
6.
(transitive) to make (channels) in (the ground, sand, etc)
Word Origin
C16: from French goulet neck of a bottle; see gullet
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