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gally

[gal-ee] /ˈgæl i/
verb (used with object), gallied, gallying. Chiefly Dialect.
1.
to frighten or scare.
Origin of gally
1695-1705
1695-1705; compare earlier gallow, apparently representing Old English agælwan to frighten
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