Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like gall; bitter as gall.
- Characterized by galls or abraded spots.
- Same as gallow.
- n. An obsolete or occasional spelling of galley.
- n. alternative spelling of galley.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Obs. or Prov. Eng. To frighten; to worry.
- adj. Like gall; bitter as gall.
- n. See galley, n., 4.
“The downside of spraying gally-proofs all over the place is that they end up for sale on eBay.”
“We we just about comin into Pearl Harbor, an after bringin up the lines from the stern holds for tiein up, i stepped into the gally an just tapped a mate on the shoulder, "we made it" i said.”
“Submit gally proof of books to be published in November and December.”
“Gosh-gally….. how insulting to us in the education field.”
“OURGALLY, as in "Our gally just graduated from her fine arts course.”
“All the individuals in the file were keeping money ille - gally in offshore bank accounts.”
“The gally had seuen pieces of brasse in her prowe, small and great, she had thirty bankes or oares on either side, and at euery banke or oare seuen men to rowe.”
“After whose departure wee shaped our course toward Cape Sacre, and in the way thither wee tooke at seuerall times of ships, barkes, and Carauels well neere an hundred, laden with hoopes, gally-oares, pipe-staues, and other prouisions of the king of”
“The poope or sterne of his gally was gilded both within and without, and vnder his feet, and where he sate was all couered with very rich Tapistry.”
“Our men might walke in the gally fore and after, some of vs taried, and some went out againe.”
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