a town in SE Scotland, in central Scottish Borders. Pop: 14 361 (2001)
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How to use Galashiels in a sentence
"Soor Plums in Galashiels" has for centuries been a favourite air in the town, though the words of the song have perished.Highways and Byways in The Border | Andrew Lang
All the wool then used was made into blankets, and "Galashiels Greys," (whatever fearful fowl they may have been).Highways and Byways in The Border | Andrew Lang
He was then appointed master in a school connected with the Episcopal church at Galashiels, where he remained eleven years.
A perforated cross, the spoils of the old kirk of Galashiels, decorates an advanced door, and looks very well.'Abbotsford | Anonymous
Galashiels, when Abbotsford came into being, was a mere thatched hamlet.Abbotsford | Anonymous