Gull v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gulled p. pr. & vb. n. Gulling.] To deceive; to cheat; to mislead; to trick; to defraud.
The rulgar, gulled into rebellion, armed. --Dryden.
I'm not gulling him for the emperor's service. --Coleridge.
1. A cheating or cheat; trick; fraud.
2. One easily cheated; a dupe.
Gull, n. Zool. One of many species of long-winged sea birds of the genus Larus and allied genera.
Note: ☞ Among the best known American species are the herring gull (Larus argentatus), the great black-backed gull (L. murinus) the laughing gull (L. atricilla), and Bonaparte's gull (L. Philadelphia). The common European gull is Larus canus.
Gull teaser Zool., the jager; -- also applied to certain species of terns.
n 1: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of [syn:
chump, fool, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker,
soft touch, mug]
2: mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and
short legs [syn: seagull, sea gull]
v 1: make a fool or dupe of [syn: fool, befool]
2: fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted
everyone"; "You can't fool me!" [syn: dupe, slang, befool,
cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put