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These were commonly called gallie men, as men that came up in the gallies, who brought up wines and other merchan. dizes, which they landed in Thames. strete, at a place called galley.key: they had a certaine coyne of silver amongst themselves, which were half-pence of Genoa, and were called galley-half-pence. These half-pence were forbidden in the thirteenth year of Henry IV, and again by parliament in the third of Henrs V, by the name of half-pence of Genoa, forbidden to passe as unlawfull payment amongst the English subjects. Notwithstanding, in my youth, I have seen them passe currant.

Stowe's Survey of London, 1599.

GALING, 8. A bruise. Somerset.


The GALANGALE, the rush cyperus, used as a drug,

or as a seasoning for dishes. GALINIC, 8. A guinea-fowl. Cornw. Galiot, 8. (Fr.) A small vessel. GALKABAW, 8.

A girl who looks after cows. Suff. GALL, (Fr.) (1) 8. A sarcasm, or

severe joke; a galling stroke;
vexation, or trouble.
(2) v. To say galling, sarcastic
I have seen you gleeking and galling at
this gentleman twice or thrice.

Hen. V, v, 1. (3) 8. A sore place; a fault. Stronglie they stop up al goon-hole galls.

Heywood's Spider and Flie, 1556. (4) v. To frighten. Somerset. (5) s. The oak-apple.

(6) s. A defect in a tree. Suss. GALLACES, S. Braces. Yorksh. GALLANT, (1) adj. Finely dressed.

(2) 8. A person in gay apparel. GALLANTED, adj. Gallant, well dressed. Enter Bubble gallanted.

Greene's Tu quoque. GALLAS, s. The gallows. GALLEY-BAUK, 8.

A beam in a chimney to hang pot-hooks.

GALLEY-BIRD, 8. A woodpecker.


A scarecrow.
GALLEY-FOIST, s. A long barge

with oars.

GALLEY-NOSE, 8. The figure-head

of a ship. GALLIAN, adj. French. Shakesp. GALLIARD, (Fr.) (1) adj. Gay;

(2) 8. A quick lively dance, in.
troduced into England about

1541. GALLIARDISE, S. (Fr.) Exuberant

gaiety. GALLIASS (Fr.) A large kind of


A scarecrow. South. GALLIC, adj. Bitter as gall. GALLIC-HANDED,

adj. Left-handed. North. GALLIER, S. (1) One who keeps

teams for hire. Heref.

(2) A fight; romping. West. GALLIGANT. See Gallivanting. GALLIGANTUS, S. An animal above

the usual size. Giouc. GALLIMATION, s. (Fr.) Nonsense. GALLIMAWFREY, s. (1) A dish

made of several sorts of meat ininced, or of remnants and scraps. “A gallimaufrey, une fricassée." The French School. master, 1636. “ O Lord, he hath supped up all the broth of this gallimaufry, Seigneur Dieu, il a humé tout le brouïd de ce pasté en pot.Ib. The word is

Because the sands were bare, and water

low, We rested there till it two hours did flow : And theu to travell went our galley-foyst, Our ancker quickly weigh’d, our sayle up

hoyst, "!ere thirty miles we past, a mile from

shore, The water two foot deepe, or little more.

Taylor's Works, 1630.

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applied in printing offices to any
eatables or drinkables.
(2) Metaphorically, any confused

medley of things. GALLIMENT, 8. Anything frightful.

Devon. GALLIOON, 8. (Span.) A small ship. Hyppias the Troyan the broad lyter framed, The Cyrenens the hoy, which some more

fine, The gallioon call : with barks the Cyprians

tamed The rude sea-rovers, cockboates (some

divine). Great Britaines Troye, 1609. GALLIVANTING, S. Rustic gallant

ing. GALLOC, 8. The plant comfrey. GALLOCK-HAND, 8. The left hand.

Yorksh. GALLOPED-BEER, 8. Poor beer for immedia

use. East. GALLOPIN, 8. A scullion or under.

cook. Gallow, v. (A.-S.) To frighten. GALLOWAY, 8. A horse under fifteen

hands high; a hackney. North. GalloW-CLAPPER, 8. A very wild

youth. GALLOWGLASS, s. (1) A sort of

Irish foot-soldier.
(2) A heavy axe used by the

GALLOWS, ado. Very. Var.d.
GALLOW-TREE, 8. The gallows.
GALLS, 8. Springs or wet places in

a field; bare places in a crop. GALLY, (1) 0. To frighten; to

taunt; to hurry. West.
(2) adj. Wet; moist; applied to

land. GALLY-BIRD, 8. The woodpecker.


8. Wide loose GALLY-BREECHES,

trousers GALLY-SLOPS, GALLY-GUN, 8. A sort of culverin. GALLY-TEAM, 8. A team kept for

hire. West. GALLY-TILE3, s. Small square tiles. GALLY-TRAPS, 8. Any unbecoming

ornaments. Glouc.

GALOCHE, 8. See Galage.
GALORE, 8. Plenty (from the Irish).
GALPE, 0. (4.-S.) To yawn; to

Galt, (1) 8. A boar pig.

(2) 8. Clay. Suffolk.

(3) v. To rub, or gall. GALVER, 0. To throb, or move

quickly. East.
GALWES, . (A.-S.) The gallows.
Gam, v. To mock. North.

8. A sort of loose GAMBADOES, drawers or stock. GAMOGINS, ings worn outside the legs over the other clothing ; cases of leather to protect the shoes and stockings from the dirt

when on horseback; gaiters. Daccus is all bedawb'd with golden lace, Hose, doublet, jerkin; and gamashes too.

Davies, Scourge of Folly, 1611. GAMAWDLED, adj. Half tipsy, Linc. GAMBA, S. Some likewise there affect the gamba with

the voice, To shew that England could varietie afford.

Drayton's Polyolbion, song 4. GAMBAUDE, 8. (A.-N.) A gambol. GAMBESON, 8. (A.-N.) A stiff coat,

under the armour, and descending to the middle of the thighs; a similar though less substantial habit worn by women

to improve their figure. GAMBLE, 8. (1) A leg. Somerset.

(2) A butcher's staff. GAMBONE, 8. A gammon. Skelton. GAMBREL, (Ital.) (1) 8. A piece of

wood used by butchers for ex-
panding a slaughtered animal.
(2) 8. The leg of a horse.
(3) v. To tie by the leg.

(4) 8. A cart with rails. Heref. GAME, 8. (1) (A.-S.) Pleasure ;

sport. Gameliche, joyfully, play.
(2) A rabbit-warren.
Parkes of fallow deere, and games of
graie conies, it maintaineth many, tho


one for pleasure, and the other for pro

fit. Lawłard's Perambulation, 1596. GAMEBOYS, S. Gambles; sports. GAMELING, adj. Romping about.

Suss. GAMENE, S. (A.-S.) Game. GAMESTER, 8. A dissolute or de. bauched person of either sex.

'Tis a catalogue Of all the gamesters in the court and city, Which lord lies with that lady, and what

gallant Sports with that merchant's wife.

B. f Fl. False One, i, 1.

She's impudent, my lord, And was a common gamester to the camp.

Shakesp., All's Well, v, 3. GAMMALKIN, S. An awkward ram

bling fellow. North. See Gamock. GAMMER, (1) s. An old wife; a

grandmother. See Gaffer. Gam. mer-stang, a rude girl.

(2) v. To idle. GAMMEREI., 8. The small of the

leg. Devon. GAMMET, 8. Sport; fun; gameGAMMOT, S someness; banter; a trick put upon a person.

Gammets, whims, fancies. Var. d. GAMMICKING,S. Gossiping. Essex. GAMMON, S. (A.-S.) Sport; non

sense. Var. d. GAMMOUTHE, 8. The gamut. Palsg. GAMOCK, s. Silly sport. To gamock,

to romp or play practical jokes; to go feasting and frollicking from

place to place. Shropsh. Gamy, adj. Sticky. Hants. GAN, (1) pret. t. Began.

(2) 8. An old cant term for mouth.

(3) pret. t. of give. GANCH, 0. (Ital.) To punish by

suspending a criminal on a hook. Their formes of putting to death (besides such as are common els-where) are impaling upou stakes, ganching, which is to be let fall from on high upon hookes, and there to hang untill they die by the anguish of their wounds, or more miserable famine. Sandys' Travels.

GANDER, v. To ramble about with.

out object. East. GANDERGOOSE, 8. Ragwort. GANDER-MONTH, 8. The month in

which a man's wife is confined. Gander-mooner, one who acts the gallant at that season. To go a gandering, to gallant during

this season. Var. d. GANDERNOPED, adj. Thoughtless;

Giddy. West. Gandy,adj. Idly disposed. Shropsh. GANE, (1) v. To yawn.

(2) pret. t. Gone; went. North. GANE-FISH,s. A hornbeak. Somers.

Acus, aculeatus, Plin., papis Bedów, àßlevvìs; Esyuille, orphie; a horne. becke, snacottishe, ganefishe, piperfislie, hornefishe, apud Cimbros dicitur, 10.

bias apud Saxones. Nomenclator. GANG, (A.-S.) (1) v. To go. Still

used in the North. Ganger, a
good goer. North.
(2) s. A set, cr company. Var. d.
(3) s. A set of calf's feet. North.

ampt. GANG-BOOSE, s. The passage from

a cow-house to the barn. North. GANG-DAYS, S. Rogation week. GANGERAL, s. A vagrant. North. GANGING-GEAR, s. The machinery

of a mill. GANGINGS-ON,

Proceedings. North. Gangle, v. (A.-N.) To make a

noise. GANGLING, adj. Tall and slender in

proportion to the bulk, so as not to support itself well. Applied

to vegetable productions. Warw. GANGREL, 8. (1) A tall ill-made


(2) A lazy lout. GANGRIL, 8. A toad. North. GANGSMAN, 8. One who has the

oversight and payment of a gang

or number of excavators. Linc. GANG-TEETH,

Teeth which project out of the mouth in animals.


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GANG-TIDE, 8. Rogation week. GARB-FEATHERS, 3. The feathers
At fasts-eve pass-puffes; gang-tide gaites

under a hawk's bill.
did alie masses bring.

GARBOIL, 8. A commotion, or upWarner's Albions England, 1592.

GANG-WAY, 8. A passage.

GARCIL, 8. Underwood. North.
GANG-WEEK, 8. Rogation week. GARGLIVE, 8. Agrimony.
GANNER, S. A gander. Var. d. GARD, 8. (Fr.) A facing, or trim.
GANNER-HEAN, S. A dunce. South. ming to a dress.
GANNING, s. The barking of foxes. GARDE, pret. t. Made.
GANNOK, 8. A standard.

GARDEBRACE, s. (A.-N.) Armour
GANNOKER, 8. A tavern-keeper. for the arm.
GANNY, 8. A turkey. Deoon. GARDEEN, 8. A guardian. Suffolk,
GANNY-WEDGE, 8. d wooden wedge GARDEES, 8. Guardians.

for splitting timber. West. GARDEMANGER, 8. (Fr.) A cupGANSE, (1) 8. Merriment. Suss. board.

(2) adj. Thin; slender. Kent. GARDEN, 0. To put a hawk on a GANT, (1) s. (A.-S.) A gander.

piece of turf. (2) s. The gannet, à Cornish GARDEN-GINGER, S. Cayenne pepbird.

per. 0. To yawn. North.


A summer(4) adj. Scanty.

house. Garden-pot, a watering (5) adj. Hearty; well. North. pot.

(6) 8. A village wake. East. GARDEN-WARBLER, 8. The blackGANTREE, 8. A stand for barrels. cap, motacilla atricapilla of Linn. GANTRIL, North.

GARDEROBE, 8.(A.-N.) (1) A ward. GANTY, adj. (1) Frolicsome. Suss. robe. (2) Lean. East.

(2) The necessary offices in a GANZAS, s. (Span.) Geese.

castle or palace.
GAOWE, O. To chide. Exmoor. (3) A cloak or cover over the
GAP, 0. To notch; to jag. South. dress. "Savegard, garderobe.”
GAPE-SEED, 8. A ludicrous term French Alphabet, 1615.

for any sight. He was looking GARDEVIANCE, 8. (Fr.) A chest,
for a little gape-seed, i.e. looking or pannier; a bag for meat.
about for any sight or idle en- GARDWYNE, 8. (A.-N.) A reward.
tainment. North. A strange

Gifene us gersoms and colde, sight is called a gape's nest in And gardwynes many, Devon.

Grew houndes and grett horse,

And alkyne gammes.
GAPESING, 8. Sight-seeing. Var. d.

Morte Arthure.
GAPESNATCH, 8. A fool. Glouc.
GAPE-STICK, 8. (1) A large wooden GARDIANCE, 8. Defence, guarding.

I got it nobly in the kings defence, ana (2) An awkward country clown. in the guardiance of my faire queenes Norf.

right. Chapman's Sum. Day's Mirth. GAR, 0. To make; to compel. GARDINE, S. GARATWIST, ado. Awry. Suss.

He not onely thanked the capitaines, GARB, 8. (A.-N.) A sheaf of corn.

and praised the citezens for their as GARBASH, 8. Garbage. Florio.

sured fidelitie and good will towarde GARBELLER, 8. A person employed

their kynge and sovereigne lorde, but to examine spices, drugs, &c., to

also extolled their gardines and maply

doynges above the starres. find out impurities, or garbles.

Hall, Henry VI, fol. 30. 2

spoon. East.

p. 465.

GARE, (1) o. (A.-S.) To make or

cause. Pret. t., garde and garte.
(2) adj. (A.-S.) Ready.
He bad hys men maken hem zare,
Unto Londone wolde he fare,
To speke with the kynge.

Romance of Athelston.
(3) 8. (A.-S.) A dart.
(4) 8. Gear; accoutrements.

(5) 8. Coarse wool. GARE-BRAINED, adj. Giddy. South. GARE-LOCKS, 8. The gaffles of a

cock. Chesh. GARETT, s. A watch-tower; a

room at the top of a house or

tower. GARFANGYL, 8. An eel-spear. Pr.

Paro. GARFISH, 8. The sea-needle. GARFITS, 8. Garbage. North. GARGATE, 8. The throat. Gargel, 1 s. (A.-N. gargoyle.) GARGYLE, ) A projecting spout of

a gutter in a building. GARGET, 8. A disease in cows af.

fecting the udder. East. GARGILOUN, 8. (A.-N.) Part of the

numbles of a deer. GARGLE, v. To warble. GARGOUN, 8. (A.-N.) Language;

jargon. GARGUT, 8. A disease incident to

calves; a kind of murrain. Norf. GARGUT-ROOT,8. Bear's-foot. Norf. GARISH, adj. (A.-S.) (1) Fine ;

splendid ; showy, especially in dress. Not being contented with that, thou byndest mee wyth garishe bandes, one while of one colour, and another while of another, and sometyme with many coloures at once, as if I were mad : howe is it possible to suffer so many chaunges ? Dial. between the Cap and the Hend, 1565. The second leafe of this lilly hath engraven in it, Asperitas vestitus, that is, coarseness and plainenesse of apparrell: for garish and fantasticall cloathes are speechlesse reporters of wanton mindes.

Man in the Moone, 1609.

(2) Frightened ; very wild ; silly,

Var. d. GARISOUN, (1) v. (A.-N.) To heal.

(2) 8. A reward. GARLAND, S. (1) The ring in a tar.

get in which the prick was set.

(2) A small collection of ballads. GARLE, 0. To spoil butter in making

by handling it with hot bands.

East. GARLED, adj. Streaked ; spotted ;

applied to animals. GARLIC-EATER, 8. A stinking fel.

low. South. GARLONG, 8. A garland. GARN, 8. (1) A garden; a garner.


(2) Yarn. North. GARNADE, 8. A dish in ancient

cookery, of which an account

will be found in Ord. and Reg., GARNARDE, 8. Wine of Granada. GARNEMENT, 8. (A.-N.) A gar

ment. GARNER, 8. A granary; a store

room. GARNETOUR, 8. (A.-N.) Provisions. GARNETT, 8. (1) The pomegranate.

(2) (Ital.) A sort of firework.

(3) A sort of hinge. GARNISH, 8. (A.-N.) (1) A table.

service, consis ing generally of
sets of twelve dishes, saucers, &c.
To garnish, to set the dishes on
the table.
(2) The fees paid by a prisoner

on entering the jail. GARNISHEE, S. One who holds in

his hand something disputed,

until the claim is decided. GARNISON, s. (4.-N.) A garrison. GARNITURE, S. An article of dress

fashionable at the end of the
17th century.
Besides, every good man is not ac.
quainted with this principle among you,
that you can be in love with nothing
but yourselves, and may be jealous of
his wife, when indeed you come inno-
cently to take a view of your persons

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