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 Gallowglass.Galor’e (2 syl., g hard). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gal’lus Numid’icus (A).
 
A turkey cock. Our common turkey comes neither from Turkey nor Numidia, but from North America.   1
        “And bedecked in borrowed plumage, he struts over his pages as solemnly as any old Gallus Numidicus over the farmyard.”—Fra. Ollie (1885).
 


 Gallowglass.Galor’e (2 syl., g hard). 

 
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