Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

gally

[gal-ee]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
verb (used with object), gal·lied, gal·ly·ing. Chiefly Dialect.
  1. to frighten or scare.
Show More

Origin of gally

1695–1705; compare earlier gallow, apparently representing Old English agælwan to frighten
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for gallies

Historical Examples