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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hulkhulk /hʌlk/ noun [countable]  1 TALL PERSONa large heavy person or thing a hulk of a man2 TTWthe main part of an old ship, vehicle etc that has decayed or been destroyed
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hulkAfter ten or twelve tries, I was all worn out, a spent and battered hulk.She gazed down at the London horizon, its tranquillity pierced by hulks of office buildings.Beyond the stadium were the corroding hulks of the Bronx.You could write a story about each hulk in their great yard.Loyal subjects of the Imperium always feared hulks.The rusty hulks of old tractors sit on the hill.
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