verb (used with object), gal·lied, gal·ly·ing.Chiefly Dialect.
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But pray tell me, why and when you were condemn'd to the Gallies.The Travels and Adventures of James Massey|Simon Tyssot de Patot
Two gallies and five gondolas, which remained, made a desperate resistance.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5)|John Marshall
Some of these were hanged, some beheaded, others banished, and others condemned to the gallies.
After a trial by the Inquisition, he was sentenced to the gallies for ten years.Records of The Spanish Inquisition|Andrew Dickson White
There were two gallies riding under the fort, which, on their boat putting off, fired two blank shots.