gally

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

gally (plural gallies)

  1. Archaic form of galley.

Etymology 2[edit]

gall +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

gally (comparative more gally, superlative most gally)

  1. Like gall; bitter as gall.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cranmer to this entry?)

Etymology 3[edit]

See gallow (transitive verb).

Verb[edit]

gally (third-person singular simple present gallies, present participle gallying, simple past and past participle gallied)

  1. (obsolete, UK, dialect) To frighten; to worry.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of T. Brown to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gally (plural gallyak)

  1. twig

Declension[edit]

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