The Collaborative International Dictionary
Fulham \Ful"ham\, n. [So named because supposed to have been
chiefly made at Fulham, in Middlesex, Eng.]
A false die. [Cant] [Written also fullam.]
n. (context slang English) A false die.
Fulham is an area in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, in southwest London. It is an inner London district located south-west of Charing Cross. It lies on the north bank of the River Thames, between Putney and Chelsea. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. Fulham was formerly the seat of the diocese of "Fulham and Gibraltar", and Fulham Palace served as the former official home of the Bishop of London (now a museum), the grounds of which are now divided between public allotments and an elegant botanical garden.
Fulham was included in Savills' 2007 list of "prime" London areas. Two football clubs, Fulham and Chelsea, are situated within Fulham, although Chelsea is located along the border with the adjacent borough of Chelsea. The former Lillie Bridge Grounds (which hosted the second FA Cup Final and the first ever amateur boxing matches) was also in Fulham.
Fulham was a borough constituency centred on the London district of Fulham. It was represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 until 1918 and from 1955 to 1997.
Between 1918 and 1955 it was divided into two constituencies, Fulham East and Fulham West. At the 1997 general election it was replaced by Hammersmith and Fulham.
Fulham is a district London, England
Fulham can also refer to:
- Fulham District (Metropolis), a former local government district
- Fulham (UK Parliament constituency), a former parliamentary constituency in London
- Metropolitan Borough of Fulham, former local government area
- Fulham F.C. an English football club based in Fulham, London
- Fulham, South Australia, a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia
- Fulham Island, Tasmania
, a coastal tanker in service with J P Langford Shipping Ltd, Sharpness from 1966, renamed to Fulham in 1974.
Fulham is also the original name of the rugby league team now known as Harlequins Rugby League.
Usage examples of "fulham".
That day Paul had lunch with Twiggy and Derek Taylor at a smart restaurant in Fulham.
I shopped all day, discovering a wide array of fashion boutiques: Amanda Wakeley and Betty Jackson on Fulham Road, Browns on South Molton Street, Caroline Charles on Beauchamp Place, Joseph on Old Bond Street, and Nicole Farhi on New Bond Street.
Crutched Friars, and the magnificent proprietress of the Pineries, Fulham, who gave summer dejeuners frequented by Dukes and Earls, and drove about the parish with magnificent yellow liveries and bay horses, such as the royal stables at Kensington themselves could not turn out--I say had she been Mrs.
For a month or two the murderee had sat smoking cigarettes in the zestless grotto off Fulham Broadway.
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Not only was Number 1 the corner shop, facing as it did towards the Fulham Road, and the largest property on the block, it was also an established if somewhat run-down fine art dealer and auctioneer.
And this time it was a venue and a meeting that he wasn't looking forward to at all: the police mortuary in Fulham, where George Jakes lay gutted on a slab waiting for him.
I suggested the removal men should drive their vans round and round hooting under her window to remind her of the juggernauts in Fulham.
I drove along the Western Avenue towards Alperton, after having made a wide detour through Kensington, Fulham and Hammers mith to avoid the barricaded Afrim enclaves at Notting Hill and North Kensington.
Last night they were spotted escaping from a Fulham rave-up during a drugs raid.
Then I walked down the Fulham Road to South Kensington Underground, pausing several times to look at myself in shop windows, or just to think.
Prue had often pondered on the unfairness of nature which allowed men to age better than women: it was a recurrent point of conversation with her girlfriends in the wine bars of Fulham, and Mark was her prize, her personal example.