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Gallʹicism (g hard)

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A phrase or sentence constructed after the French idiom; as, “when you shall have returned home you will find a letter on your table.” Government documents are especially guilty of this fault. In St. Matt. xv. 32 is a Gallicism: “I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat.” (Compare St. Mark viii. 2.)

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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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Gallant (g hard)
Gallery
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Galley Pence
Gallia (g hard)
Gallia Braccata [trousered Gaul]
Gallia Comata
Gallicenæ
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Galloway (g hard)
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