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gally

[gal-ee]
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verb (used with object), gal·lied, gal·ly·ing. Chiefly Dialect.
  1. to frighten or scare.
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Origin of gally

1695–1705; compare earlier gallow, apparently representing Old English agælwan to frighten
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Related Words for gally

insulting, rude, sarcastic, mocking, disdainful, cheeky, scornful, cocky, contemptuous, crusty, flip, fresh, jeering, nervy, sassy, smart, scoffing, gally, taunting

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