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Definition of "gallous" [gallous]

  • Fit to be hanged; wicked; mischievous (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gallous" in a sentence
  • "The billy flood rose or an elk charged him or the sultrup worldwright from the excelsissimost empyrean (bolt, in sum) earthspake or the Dannamen gallous banged pan the bliddy du-ran."
  • "Should I have loved you from the beginning had we toddled to the rencounter; and would my love have passed safely through the "gallous young hound" period; and could I love you more now in any case, had I _all_ your days treasured up in my heart, instead of less than a year of them?"
  • "He used to know you when he was in service at the H---- s, and speaks of you as being then "a gallous young hound," whatever that may mean."
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