gally

[ gal-ee ]
/ ˈgæl i /

verb (used with object), gal·lied, gal·ly·ing. Chiefly Dialect.

to frighten or scare.

Nearby words

  1. gallup poll,
  2. gallup polls,
  3. gallup, george horace,
  4. gallus,
  5. galluses,
  6. gallygaskins,
  7. galofalo,
  8. galois theory,
  9. galoot,
  10. galop

Origin of gally

1695–1705; compare earlier gallow, apparently representing Old English agælwan to frighten

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