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Gallʹoway (g hard)

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A horse less than fifteen hands high, of the breed which originally came from Galloway in Scotland.

“Thrust him downstairs! Know we not Galloway nags?”—Shakespeare: 2 Henry IV., ii. 4.


“The knights and esquires are well mounted on large bay horses, the common people on little Galloways.”—S. Lanier: Boy’s Froissart, book i. chap. xiv. p. 25.

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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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Gallia Braccata [trousered Gaul]
Gallia Comata
Gallicenæ
Gallicism (g hard)
Gallicum Merleburgæ
Galligantus
Gallimaufry
Gallipot (g hard)
Gallo-Belgicus
Galloon
Galloway (g hard)
Gallowglass
Gallus Numidicus (A)
Galore
Galvanism (g hard)
Galway Jury
Gam
Gama (g hard)
Gamaheu
Gamaliel
Gamboge

See Also:

Galloway