- (sometimes lowercase) to make or become French in language, character, etc.
Also especially British, gal·li·cise.
Origin of Gallicize
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Examples from the Web for gallicised
At a later period it might have been said that they were Gallicised.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
The Gallicised or classicised contortions of his mighty work did not destroy its saving virtue.Shakespeare and the Modern Stage
Sir Sidney Lee
It was the work of Charles's Gallicised ministry, and Maximilian professed the utmost disgust at their doings.Henry VIII.
A. F. Pollard
- to make or become French in attitude, language, etc
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