from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Bible Galatians

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  • proper n. Abbreviation of Galatians.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A more or less decomposed ferruginous rock, nearly or quite the same as gossan.
  • n. A vulgar corruption of girl.
  • n. An element in Celtic local names, denoting ‘foreigner,’ especially, in Irish use, ‘Englishman.’ Thus, Donegal (Dun-na-n Gall), ‘the fortress of the foreigners’ (in this case known to have been Danes); Galbally in Limerick, and Galwally in Down, ‘English town’; Ballynagall, ‘the town of the Englishmen’; Clonegall, ‘the meadow of the Englishmen’; etc.
  • n. An abbreviation of gallon.
  • n. An abbreviation of Galatians.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. alliterative term for girl (or woman)
  • n. a unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second (named after Galileo)
  • n. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters


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