Gull Gull, n. 1. A cheating or cheat; trick; fraud. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. One easily cheated; a dupe. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Güll — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Friedrich Güll (1812–1879), deutscher Dichter Martin Güll (* 1953), bayerischer Politiker (SPD) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeic …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Güll — Güll, Friedrich Wilhelm, Kinderliederdichter, geb. 1. April 1812 in Ansbach, gest. 24. Dez. 1879 in München, bezog 1829 das Schullehrerseminar in Altdorf und wurde 1842 Lehrer an der protestantischen Pfarrschule zu München, wo er 1844 auch einen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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