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 for sulky
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sulky \Sulk"y\, a. [Compar. Sulkier; superl. Sulkiest.] [See
     Sulkiness, and cf. Sulky, n.]
     Moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: See Sullen.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sulky \Sulk"y\, n.; pl. Sulkies. [From Sulky, a.; -- so
     called from the owner's desire of riding alone.]
     A light two-wheeled carriage for a single person.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Sulky is used adjectively in the names of several
           agricultural machines drawn by horses to denote that
           the machine is provided with wheels and a seat for the
           driver; as, sulky plow; sulky harrow; sulky rake, etc.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sulky
      adj 1: sullen or moody [syn: huffish, sulky]
      2: moving slowly; "a sluggish stream" [syn: sluggish, sulky]
      3: depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming
         interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic" [syn:
         glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky]
      n 1: a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one
           horse

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