ful·​ham ˈfu̇-ləm How to pronounce fulham (audio)
: a loaded die

Word History


alteration of earlier fullan, perhaps from full entry 1 + one entry 3

First Known Use

circa 1555, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fulham was circa 1555

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Cite this Entry

“Fulham.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulham. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Ful·​ham ˈfu̇-ləm How to pronounce Fulham (audio)
former metropolitan borough in southwestern London, England

Note: Fulham is now part of Hammersmith.

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