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Galʹlus Numidʹicus (A)

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A turkey cock. Our common turkey comes neither from Turkey nor Numidia, but from North America.

“And bedecked in borrowed plumage, he struts over his pages as solemnly as any old Gallus Numidicus over the farmyard.”—Fra. Ollie (1885).

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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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Gallicism (g hard)
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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
Game
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