What does the word sully mean?

Usage examples for sully

  1. All is well, from the west, until the Arc du Carrousel; it is the Gambetta and the Pavilion Sully that throw it out. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas
  2. After the Advocate- General had spoken, the Keeper of the Seals mounted to the King, with the opinions of the Princes of the Blood; then came to the Duc de Sully and me. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 12 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  3. Now for the last time hear me: I have striven not to tell you this; I have striven not to sully your thoughts by such a revelation; but, since nothing else will check you, tell it I must, and what I tell you my husband told me in sacred confidence, though soon enough it will be a scandal to the whole garrison. – The Deserter by Charles King