Puled
Pule Pule, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puling}.] [F. piauler; cf. L. pipilare, pipire, to peep, pip, chirp, and E. peep to chirp.] 1. To cry like a chicken. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To whimper; to whine, as a complaining child. [1913 Webster]

It becometh not such a gallant to whine and pule. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pule — Pule, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puling}.] [F. piauler; cf. L. pipilare, pipire, to peep, pip, chirp, and E. peep to chirp.] 1. To cry like a chicken. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To whimper; to whine, as a complaining child. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puling — Pule Pule, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puling}.] [F. piauler; cf. L. pipilare, pipire, to peep, pip, chirp, and E. peep to chirp.] 1. To cry like a chicken. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To whimper; to whine, as a complaining child.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pule — intransitive verb (puled; puling) Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1534 whine, whimper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • pule — puler, n. /pyoohl/, v.i., puled, puling. to cry in a thin voice; whine; whimper. [1525 35; perh. imit.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pule — [[t]pyul[/t]] v. i. puled, pul•ing to cry in a thin voice; whine; whimper • Etymology: 1525–35; perh. imit. pul′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • pule — /pjul/ (say pyoohl) verb (i) (puled, puling) to cry in a thin voice, as a child; whimper; whine. {? imitative} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pule — [pyo͞ol] vi. puled, puling [echoic] to whimper or whine, as a sick or fretful child does …   English World dictionary

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