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used in Romeo and Juliet

2 uses
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to select from among many — sometimes what is desired; sometimes to eliminate that which is not wanted
  •   No, madam; we have cull'd such necessaries
      As are behoveful for our state to-morrow.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Juliet's Chamber (15% in)
cull'd = selected from among many

(editor's note:  She has selected what she will wear at the ceremony tomorrow.)
  •   I do remember an apothecary—
      And hereabouts he dwells,—which late I noted
      In tatter'd weeds, with overwhelming brows,
      Culling of simples. ...
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — JMantua. A Street. (47% in)
culling = selecting from among many

(editor's note:  The expression "culling of simples" means "gathering herbs.")
There are no more uses of "cull" in Romeo and Juliet.

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