Definition of Gallused
1. gallus [adj] - See also: gallus
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Literary usage of Gallused
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters by Hardin E. Taliaferro (1859)
"... was"" gallused" up as high as his fork would admit, which nearly lifted him off the ground. His rustic looks and movements would have attracted the ..."
2. George Washington Jones: A Christmas Gift That Went A-Begging by Ruth McEnery Stuart (1903)
"The "pants" had belonged to a bigger boy before they became his, and they had to be "gallused up" pretty high; and the coat was rather short in the sleeves; ..."
3. Stories of a Country Doctor by Willis Percival King (1891)
"... a house than an old outhouse on some one's farm —a house where the door and floor and a part of the chimney are gone. This one-gallused Arab will move ..."
4. The Trail to Boyland: And Other Poems by Wilbur Dick Nesbit (1904)
"... THE OLD WELL It seems just like 't'uz yesterday An' me a younker o' thirteen— One-gallused, freckled, full o' play, Th' boy-est boy you ever seen! ..."
5. The Hills O' Hampshire by Will Martin Cressy, James Clarence Harvey (1913)
"Turn 'round, Peter." Pete turned. " There, look at that," said the Squire, triumphantly, pointing to his suspenders. " He's got 'em gallused up too high. ..."