or gal·et, gar·ret

[ gal-it ]

verb (used with object)
  1. 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)

Words Nearby gallet Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gallet in a sentence

  • The romance that gallet has woven around his hero is one of the masterpieces of French literature.

    A Woman's Burden | Fergus Hume
  • Louis gallet, the author of the book, whose version of Zola's romance is eminently poetical.

    Masters of French Music | Arthur Hervey
  • There is neither hope nor remedy, said gallet; the man is quite out of his wits, and forsaken of God.

  • He did not show me any cause at all, said gallet, only that in a great anger he spoke some words of cakes.

  • gallet was not a musician, but he enjoyed and understood music, and he criticised with rare good taste.

    Musical Memories | Camille Saint-Sans