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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of pule.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cry, as of a chicken,; a whining or whimpering.
  • adj. Whimpering; whining; childish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plaintive piping, as of a chicken; a whining complaint.
  • Complaining; whining; crying; childish; weak.


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  • "VOLUMNIA: Anger's my meat; I sup upon myself,
    And so shall starve with feeding.--Come, let's go:
    Leave this faint puling and lament as I do,
    In anger, Juno-like."
    - William Shakespeare, 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus'.

    August 29, 2009