galet

[ gal-it ]
/ ˈgæl ɪt /
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noun, verb (used with object)


Nearby words

  1. galenus,
  2. galerie,
  3. galerie house,
  4. galerius,
  5. galesburg,
  6. galette,
  7. galgal,
  8. galibi,
  9. galicia,
  10. galician

gallet

or gal·et, gar·ret

[ gal-it ]
/ ˈgæl ɪt /
Masonry.

noun

verb (used with object)

to fill (a mortar joint) with gallets.

Origin of gallet

1705–15; < French galet pebble, Old French galet, jalet, derivative of Old North French gal pebble (said to be < Celtic, but MIr gall “pillar stone, standing stone” is only point of comparison)

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