Cullis Cul"lis (k?l"l?s), n. [OF. cole["i]s, F. coulis, fr. OF. & F. couler to strain, to flow, fr. L. colare to filter, strain; cf. LL. coladicium. Cf. {Colander}.] A strong broth of meat, strained and made clear for invalids; also, a savory jelly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

When I am exellent at caudles And cullises . . . you shall be welcome to me. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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