n. ship, particularly a heavy ship no longer in use; body of a ship or decked vessel of any kind; excessively muscled person
Best way to compare iron man and hulk is to pit them against each other.
Sentence in Classic:
A frightful clatter came out of that hulk, and the virgin forest on the other bank of the creek sent it back in a thundering roll upon the sleeping station.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
She lays close to the Endymion, between her and the Cleopatra, just to the eastward of the sheer hulk.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
The light spread upwards from the glass roof making the theatre seem a festive ark, anchored among the hulks of houses, her frail cables of lanterns looping her to her moorings.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
People are put in the Hulks because they murder, and because they rob, and forge, and do all sorts of bad; and they always begin by asking questions.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
It was there Wilmore had first met him and fought against him; and in that war Zaccone had been taken prisoner, sent to England, and consigned to the hulks, whence he had escaped by swimming.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context