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Galaxy (The)

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The “Milky Way.” A long white luminous track of stars which seems to encompass the heavens like a girdle. According to classic fable, it is the path to the palace of Zeus (1 syl.) or Jupiter. (Greek, gala, milk, genitive, galaktos.)

A galaxy of beauty. A cluster, assembly, or coterie of handsome women.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Gaels
Gaff (g hard)
Gaffer (g hard)
Gags
Gala Day (g hard)
Galactic Circle (The)
Galahad
Galaor (Don)
Galatea
Galathe
Galaxy (The)
Gale’s Compound
Galen (g hard)
Galeotti (Martius)
Galerana (g hard)
Galère
Galesus (g hard)
Galiana (g hard)
Galimaufrey or Gallimaufrey (g hard)
Gall and Wormwood
Gall of Bitterness (The)

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