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Definition of hull:

  1. The frame or body of a vessel, exclusive of her masts, yards, sails, and rigging.
  2. The outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; the outer skin of a kernel; the husk.
  3. To pierce the hull of, as a ship, with a cannon ball.
  4. To strip off or separate the hull or hulls of; to free from integument; as, to hull corn.
  5. To toss or drive on the water, like the hull of a ship without sails.

Synonyms:

covering, peeling, Cordell Hull, frame, framework, Kingston-upon Hull, shuck, cast, peel, mold, skeleton, Isaac Hull.

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