Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [h'ʌl]
meaning of the word
remove the hulls from; "hull the berries"
Hull could not expect to keep command of the Constitution.
"Blood, a regular pool of it--enough to have cleared out the carcass of a hull buffalo.
Hull put out his boats to tow the Constitution; Broke summoned the boats of the squadron to tow the Shannon.
After this victory, Newcastle, with an army of fifteen thousand men, sat down before Hull. Hotham was no longer governor of this place.
But some preliminary vibrations could soon be felt over the boat's hull. I heard its plating grind against the limestone roughness of that coral base.
The anchors were let go, she swung to wind, and at the fall of the tide she bedded herself securely in the sand, her hull, machinery, and cargo uninjured.
Thus, while the screw outside of the hull is applying the force continuously, the steam in the inside is driving the shafting with equal evenness and regularity.
Newcastle, having carried on the attack of Hull for some time, was beat off by a sally of the garrison, and suffered so much that he thought proper to raise the siege.
In this I succeeded beyond my expectations, sleeping until my companions, who had not been so fortunate, aroused me at daybreak to renew our attempts at getting up provisions from the hull.
Hence will arise a demand for accommodation for each screw in a tube forming part of the lower hull itself and open at the side for the taking in of water, while the stern part is equally free.