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surname, from Irish Gallchobhar "foreign-help."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • Sergeant Colgan, though gallagher insinuated evil things about him, was a man with a strict sense of propriety.

    General John Regan George A. Birmingham
  • "My assistant, Mr. gallagher," says I, by way of apologizin'.

  • For a half a minute I was afraid we were going down, but a shift in position by gallagher steadied the shell.

    The Pirate of Panama William MacLeod Raine
  • There was only one thing for gallagher to do––get the killing over in quick time.

    When the West Was Young Frederick R. Bechdolt
  • Father McCormack was standing at it, waiting, perhaps, for him and gallagher.

    General John Regan George A. Birmingham

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