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1, gulley
1. a channel or small valley, esp one cut by heavy rainwater
2. NZ a small bush-clad valley
3. a deep, wide fissure between two buttresses in a mountain face, sometimes containing a stream or scree
4. Cricket
a. a fielding position between the slips and point
b. a fielder in this position
5. either of the two channels at the side of a tenpin bowling lane
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gulley, gully

In a drainage system, a fitting at the upper end of a drain that receives the discharge from waste pipes or rain water.
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Additional HHS winners included: Elle Behnke, third place, Best Feature News Story; Jack Gulley, first place, best personality profile; Hayley Sullivan, second place, best sports news story; Madison McClusky, second place, best sports feature story; Savannah Hubbs, third place, best sports commentary; Kole Phelps, third place, best staff editorial; Jack Gulley, honorable mention, best staff editorial; Kole Phelps, third place and honorable mention, best
The news comes about half a year after Gulley's team opted to scrap the state's original approach, implemented in 2012, after determining it had failed to protect the threatened West Texas reptile whose habitat spans the oil-rich Permian Basin.
Chapter 1 introduces the topic, with Gulley focusing on the contextual background for AElfric's work.
"They decided to retreat down the north gulley after having second thoughts.
Serving as best man was the groom's brother, Manny Gulley of Murrieta, California.
Mr Lloyd said: "The girl came to rest quite quickly and escaped uninjured but sadly the man was flushed about 500ft down the gulley.
Care worker Kim Thomas, who lives on the estate built three years ago, said: "The gulley is much better now and much more open.
Bulldog coach Barry Gebhart said afterward that Gulley was playing his best basketball ever for Fayetteville.
Gulley has also written several collections of essays about life in a small town and in church, to which many parish nurses can relate.
"It's the cream of the crop," said Roger Gulley, senior development director for the Boy Scouts.
Raymond Gulley, 23, of Pleasant Hill shot Justin Adams, 18, in self-defense after Adams pulled a hunting knife on him, according to a six-page memo describing the investigation by the Lane County district attorney's office.
--Richard Gulley, the late openly gay former aide to MGM studio boss Jack Warner, explaining his claim that Spencer Tracy was bisexual, as quoted in the April issue of Vanity Fair