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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Galley (g hard).
 
A printer’s frame into which type from the stick (q.v.) is emptied. In the galley the type appears only in columns; it is subsequently divided into pages, and transferred to the “chase” (q.v.). (French, galée.)   1
 


 Gallery.Galley Pence. 

 
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