Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Gallicum Merleburgæ.

 Gall’icism (g hard).Galligantus. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Gallicum Merleburgæ.
French of “Stratford atte Bowe.”   1
        “There is a spring which (so they say), if anyone tastes, he murders his French [Gallice barbarizat]; so that when anyone speaks that language ill, we say he speaks the French of Marlborough [Gallicum Merleburgæ].”—Walter Map.

 Gall’icism (g hard).Galligantus. 

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