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gulley

2 [guhl-ee, gool-ee]
noun, plural gulleys. Scot. and North England.
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gully or gulley1 (ˈɡʌlɪ)
 
n , 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
 a.  a fielding position between the slips and point
 b.  a fielder in this position
5.  either of the two channels at the side of a tenpin bowling lane
 
vb , -lies, -leys, -lies, -lying, -lied
6.  (tr) to make (channels) in (the ground, sand, etc)
 
[C16: from French goulet neck of a bottle; see gullet]
 
gulley or gulley1
 
n
 
vb
 
[C16: from French goulet neck of a bottle; see gullet]

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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.
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