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Definition of Galluses
1. gallus [n] - See also: gallus
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Literary usage of Galluses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."