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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;
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-NOSE, 8. The figure-head
of a ship. GALLIAN, adj. French. Shakesp. GALLIARD, (Fr.) (1) adj. Gay;
1541. GALLIARDISE, S. (Fr.) Exuberant
gaiety. GALLIASS (Fr.) A large kind of
galley. GALLIBEGGAR, S.
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.
applied in printing offices to any
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
a field; bare places in a crop. GALLY, (1) 0. To frighten; to
taunt; to hurry. West.
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
GALOCHE, 8. See Galage.
(2) 8. Clay. Suffolk.
(3) v. To rub, or gall. GALVER, 0. To throb, or move
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-
(4) 8. A cart with rails. Heref. GAME, 8. (1) (A.-S.) Pleasure ;
sport. Gameliche, joyfully, play.
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
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.
GANG-TIDE, 8. Rogation week. GARB-FEATHERS, 3. The feathers
under a hawk's bill.
GARBOIL, 8. A commotion, or upWarner's Albions England, 1592.
GARCIL, 8. Underwood. North.
GARDEBRACE, s. (A.-N.) Armour
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.
for any sight. He was looking GARDEVIANCE, 8. (Fr.) A chest,
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.
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
GARE, (1) o. (A.-S.) To make or
cause. Pret. t., garde and garte.
Romance of Athelston.
(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
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