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  • n  the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
  • v  remove something that has been rejected
    cull the sick members of the herd
  • v  look for and gather

  • There's a "casting call" for couples who want to share their personal stories, plus local guides to restaurants, personal trainers and mortgage brokers that the site's editors cull .
  • With the women stripped of their burkas, it was a simple task for the Taliban invaders to cull the young beauties.
  • India's Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has quarantined the area in the district of Nandurbar and dispatched medical teams to cull up to half a million chickens from around .
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  • Why You'll Be Paying More For Beef All This Year
    No, your eyes aren't fooling you: Prices for burger and steak meat have been going up this summer. Why? The ongoing drought in the Midwest has created a shortage of feed, raising expenses for ranchers and forcing some to cull their herds. And economists don't expect the beef price hikes to let up this year.
    June 13, 2013 - NPR
  • Yahoo to Cull Dormant Account Names for Recycling
    Yahoo to Cull Dormant Account Names for Recycling
    June 12, 2013 - Nasdaq
  • Foot-Long Lobster Rolls at Cull & Pistol; Rooftop Supper Club’s Oyster Social
    • Cull & Pistol is offering foot-long lobster rolls during the weekend of June 14 to 16. The half-pound behemoths come either Connecticut-style (warm with drawn butter and lemon) or Maine-style (cold with mayo and scallion) and will run you $34. [Grub Street] • Ilili is serving up a special brunch menu for NYC Pride on June 30. From 12 to 4 p.m., guests can enjoy a drag performance, DJ Scotty ...
    June 7, 2013 - New York Magazine

  • Jon Stanhope in International Herald Tribune
    There are probably more eastern gray kangaroos in Canberra now than any time in the last 100 years,Stanhope told reporters. "I think we have perhaps tried too hard not to cull."
  • York Chow in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    Since we have detected the virus in the market, we will cull all the chickens in this market,Chow told reporters. "If we find another positive detection in another market, then we will assume that the risk is much higher and we need to...

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