Definition of Galluses

1. Noun. braces / suspenders for trousers ¹



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Definition of Galluses

1. gallus [n] - See also: gallus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galluses

gallows humour
gallows tree
gallowses
galls
gallsickness
gallstone
gallstone colic
gallstone ileus
gallstones
gallumph
gallumphs
galluptious
gallus
gallus adeno-like virus
gallused
galluses (current term)
gally
gallygaskins
gallying
galoche
galoche chin
galoched
galoches
galoching
galoot
galoots
galop
galopade
galopades
galoped

Literary usage of Galluses

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1. A Golden Wedding: And Other Tales by Ruth McEnery Stuart (1893)
"He was terror-stricken. His first impulse was to get out of the judge's clothing, but haste embarrassed his motions. The twine "galluses" were knotted. ..."

2. Composition and Rhetoric for Schools by Robert Herrick, Lindsay Todd Damon (1905)
"It is very seldom that one of these little darkies gets a pair of new galluses; they are generally hand-me-downs, and by the time they reach the youngest ..."

3. Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon (1920)
"More or less," he admitted, wishing to goodness he had on his best pair of " galluses " instead of the ones he was wearing. ..."

4. All Among the Lighthouses: Or, The Cruise of the Goldenrod by Schuyler Crowninshield (1886)
"But, oh, my! w'en he come for to look for his galluses, and they was nowhere to be found, ... I'd a-sat "inger on them galluses," added the queer mite, ..."

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