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- v. to frighten
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To fright or terrify. See gally, v. t.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To frighten or terrify.
I called himdad, like a Rembrandt tacked to a gallow.
Sowndz nommy, ai haz sum piko de gallow if U wantz sum foar yer chipz
Please place my vote in for a 30 day gallow sentence.
Cheney and Bush should swing from the public gallow.
Mount my gallow high at the sunset, when my heart is calm like a pigeon..
I dreamt that the heart of the earth is larger than its map, and more clear than its mirrors and my gallow.
MOWAFFAK AL-RUBAIE, IRAQI NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER: He was telling me, don't -- I should not be afraid of the gallow, of the execution.
Last week I was dragged out of a river like a drowned rat, and lost a bran-new night-cap, with a sulfer stayhook, that cost me a good half-a-crown, and an odd shoe of green gallow monkey; besides wetting my cloaths and taring my smuck, and an ugly gash made in the back part of my thy, by the stump of a tree —
Their worships, as he called them, were about a score of fusty crack-ropes and gallow-clappers, or rather more, all posted before a bar, and staring at each other like so many dead pigs.
For the murder of F.C. Berwill, upon the gallow high cho: My name is J.R. Birchell, that name I'll never deny
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