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 Cully.Culross Girdles. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cul’minate (3 syl.).
 
Come to a crisis. The passage of a celestial body over the meridian at the upper transit is called its culmination. (Latin, culmen, the top.)   1
 


 Cully.Culross Girdles. 

 
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