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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hull(noun)

    dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut

  2. hull(noun)

    persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry

  3. Hull, Isaac Hull(noun)

    United States naval officer who commanded the `Constitution' during the War of 1812 and won a series of brilliant victories against the British (1773-1843)

  4. Hull, Cordell Hull(noun)

    United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)

  5. Hull, Kingston-upon Hull(noun)

    a large fishing port in northeastern England

  6. hull(verb)

    the frame or body of ship

  7. hull(verb)

    remove the hulls from

    "hull the berries"


  1. Hull(ProperNoun)

    Any of various cities in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States (see the Wikipedia article).

  2. Origin: Origin uncertain; perhaps the same word as Etymology 1, above.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hull(verb)

    the outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; the outer skin of a kernel; the husk

  2. Hull(verb)

    the frame or body of a vessel, exclusive of her masts, yards, sails, and rigging

  3. Hull(verb)

    to strip off or separate the hull or hulls of; to free from integument; as, to hull corn

  4. Hull(verb)

    to pierce the hull of, as a ship, with a cannon ball

  5. Hull(verb)

    to toss or drive on the water, like the hull of a ship without sails

  6. Origin: [OE. hul, hol, shell, husk, AS. hulu; akin to G. hlle covering, husk, case, hllen to cover, Goth. huljan to cover, AS. helan to hele, conceal. 17. See Hele, v. t., Hell.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hull

    or Kingston-Upon-Hull (260), a flourishing river-port in the E. Riding of Yorkshire, at the junction of the Hull with the Humber, 42 m. SE. of York; is an old town, and has many interesting churches, statues, and public buildings; is the third port of the kingdom; has immense docks, is the principal outlet for the woollen and cotton goods of the Midlands, and does a great trade with the Baltic and Germany; has flourishing shipbuilding yards, rope and canvas factories, sugar refineries, oil-mills, etc., and is an important centre of the east coast fisheries.


  1. HM Prison Hull

    HM Prison Hull is a Category B men's local prison located in Kingston upon Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The term 'local' means that this prison holds people on remand to the local courts. The prison is operated by Her Majesty's Prison Service.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Soucie:

    A blast would not have to be very large... to rupture the hull of that aircraft.

  2. Terry Kerby:

    Many items were amazingly intact for something that had ripped out of the hull of a sinking 400-foot-long submarine.

  3. Laura Davies:

    I'm disgusted, we have got our best player, Charley Hull, who has just won a point, and she is in floods of tears. That tells you the wrong thing was done.

  4. Joel Dunn:

    It has become this really amazing mecca for wildlife, you've got these osprey nests on the front of the boats, and heron rookeries, bats breeding in the hull of the ships -- it's a really rich wildlife and historical location.

  5. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus:

    Somehow, in the 21st century, we started naming ships with strange acronyms ... instead of from our naval traditions ... so we are going to change the hull designation of the ?#?LCS?? class ships to FF (frigate) ... appropriate and traditional name.

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