Cull Cull (k?l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Culled} (k?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Culling}.] [OE.cullen, OF. cuillir, coillir, F.cueillir, to gather, pluck, pick, fr. L. colligere. See {Coil}, v. t., and cf. {Collect}.] To separate, select, or pick out; to choose and gather or collect; as, to cull flowers. [1913 Webster]

From his herd he culls, For slaughter, from the fairest of his bulls. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Whitest honey in fairy gardens culled. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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