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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pule \Pule\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Puled; p. pr. & vb. n. Puling.] [F. piauler; cf. L. pipilare, pipire, to peep, pip, chirp, and E. peep to chirp.] 1. To cry like a chicken. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To whimper; to whine, as a complaining child. [1913 Webster] It becometh not such a gallant to whine and pule. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Puling \Pul"ing\, n. A cry, as of a chicken,; a whining or whimpering. [1913 Webster] Leave this faint puling and lament as I do. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Puling \Pul"ing\, a. Whimpering; whining; childish. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "puling": Jeremianic, bawling, blatant, complaining, crying, faultfinding, fretful, howling, lamentive, lowing, moanful, mournful, mugient, peevish, petulant, plaintive, plangent, querulous, sorrowful, ululant, wailful, wailing, weeping, whimpering, whining, whiny