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gully

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

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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Gulley, graduated from Sesser High School in May 1941 at the age of 17.
Gulley compares the Old English accounts from AElfric's Lives of the Saints with their Latin sources, and concludes that the English works emphasised the spiritual nature of the saints' purity, rather than its physical aspect.
And after years of spats at the Capitol over who controls endangered species policy, Hegar said hiring Gulley is one step toward striking a more conciliatory tone.
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.
These gentlemen have all been incredibly generous to the Boy Scouts, donating their time and helping to generate funds so that underprivileged children throughout the boroughs can benefit from scouting," Gulley said.
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.
Mitch Pierce added 13 points, Will Gulley scored 10 and Gulley and Adrian Phillips contributed three steals apiece to help Westmont outlast 21 points by Mustangs guard Brandee Jones and a strong inside effort by forward Bas Van Rhee, who led both teams with 14 rebounds.