Galois

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Galois

  1. A surname​. from Old French. More at Modern French Gallois.

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gales +‎ -ois

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Noun[edit]

Galois m (oblique plural Galois, nominative singular Galois, nominative plural Galois)

  1. Welsh person; Welshman
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      Percevaus li Galois
      Perceval the Welshman
    • circa 1180,, Chrétien de Troyes, Perceval ou le conte du Graal:
      Sire, sachiez bien antreset
      que Galois sont tuit par nature
      plus fol que bestes an pasture
      cist est ausi con une beste.
      Sire, you know that we both know
      That the Welsh are all by their nature
      More insane than the beasts in the fields
      And this one is as stupid as a beast.

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