Word Origin and History for gallagher
surname, from Irish Gallchobhar "foreign-help."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for gallagher
In the play, Gallagher plays Jimmy, who has been friends with the unseen Sam for more than 25 years.Into the Grindr of the Gay Dating Game: Sex, Death, and Aging in ‘Stealing Sam’
September 18, 2014
In Gallagher's view, Sky isn't just a guy who looks smooth tilting his fedora, "he's a gambler who loves the long shot."
In the Sky-Sarah plot line, says Gallagher, an important transformation occurs: "A guy and a doll save their souls."
Well, according to the 2006 audit of Gallagher Holdings, he could and did.Britain’s KGB Sugar Daddy
March 7, 2014
Gallagher cites increasing poverty in the suburbs as one more example of their decline.Suburbs Are Dying, Say Urbanists, but the Obits May Be Premature
August 2, 2013
There was only one thing for Gallagher to do––get the killing over in quick time.When the West Was Young
Frederick R. Bechdolt
"He got us into this, he did; promised us a fortune if we'd join him," Gallagher said sulkily.
Gallagher looked at me imploringly while Bothwell fitted the cubes.
Alderson and Gallagher were the only men I had brought ashore with me.
I don't care about the cattleman, but Gallagher and Alderson were my shipmates.