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UNIVERSAL

TECHNOLOGICAL DICTIONARY.

G.

G. (Ant.) vide Abbreviations.

its eggs in different parts of the body, and producing G. (Arith.) a numeral letter formerly denoting four hundred,GADARA (Mil.) a Turkish sabre with a large blade, some

painful tumours. and with a dash over it, thus, G, forty thousand.

what curved. G. (Law) vide Abbreviations.

GADUS (Ich.) Cod-Fish; a genus of fishes of the Jugular • G. (Gram.) vide Abbreviations,

Order. G. (Her.) denotes the dexter base, or dexter base point, in the Generic Character. Head smooth; body oblong, covered escutcheon. [vide Heraldry]

with deciduous scales ; fins all covered with the common G. (Mus.) the fifth note in the natural diatonic scale, to skin; ventral fins slender. which Ġuido applied the monosyllable sol.

Species. The principal species are as follow, namelyG. is also the name for the treble cliff, or the highest of the Gadus morhua, the Common Cod.--Gadus æglefinus, the

three cliffs. [vide Cliff]-G gamut, the first G below Haddock.-Gadus callarias, the Torsk.--Gadus luscus, the bass cliff.-G above the bass cliff note, the octave above the Bib.—Gadus barbatus, the Whiting-Pout.-Gadus G gamut.-G in alt, the octave above G.–G in altissimo, merlangus, the Whiting.-Gadus carbonarius, the Coalthe octave above G in alt.-G double, or double G, the oc- Fish.-Gadus pollachius, the Pollack.Gadus merlutave below G gamut.

ceius, the Hake.Gadus minutus, the Poor.-Gadus G. (Med.) or the Greek letter , among the Greek physi- molva, the Ling.-Gadus lota, the Burbọt.-Gadus tri

cians was the mark for an ounce. Gal. de Compos. Med. et cirratus, the Rockling, or Three-bearded Cod. de Pond. et Men.

GA'DWALL (Orn.) the name of a particular fowl of the GABALIUM (Bot.) a kind of spice growing in Arabia, of duck species, the Anas strepera of Linnæus, which they made an ointment.

GA'ELIC (Gram.) the language of the Highlanders, which GABBARA (Ant.) the name given by the Egyptians to a had its immediate origin from the Celtic. dead body embalmed.

GAERTNE'RIA (Bot.) a genus of plants so called from JoGABEL (Law) in Saxon zafel, French gabelle, an excise seph Gärtner, M. D, F. Ř. S. Class 10 Decandria, Order 1

in France on salt. In our ancient records it is taken also Monogynia. for a rent, service, custom, &c. yielded to the king or lord, Generic Character. Cal. perianth one-leaved.-Cor. petals not by contract, but arbitrarily imposed.

five.-Stam. filaments ten; anthers parallelopiped. GA'RERDINE (Archæol.) a coarse frock.

Pist. germ superior; style filiform; stigma sharp. - Per. GABIANUM (Med.) vide Petroleum rubrun.

capsule woody; seeds single. GABI'NIA lex (Ant.) vide Ler.

Species. The single species is a shrub, as the Gertnera GABI'NUS cinctus (Ant.) vide Cinctus.

racemosa, Hiptage, Banisteria, Molinc, Sida pca; seu GABIONNA'DE (Fort.) a bulwark made with gabions.

Vedal, native of the East Indies.: . GABIONS (Fort.) baskets about four feet in dia

GAFF (Mar.) in French pic ou vergie à corne ; a sort of meter, and five or six feet high, which, being

boom used to extend the upper edge of the raizen. · filled with earth, are placed upon the batteries,

GA'FFLES (Mil.) the steel lever with• wttich eross-bows &c, as in the annexed figure.

used to be bent. GA'BLE (Archit.) from the Saxon zafel, the tri

GAGA’TES (Min.) another name for the agate-stone:. angular end of a house.

GAGE (Law) French for a pawn or pledge. Glanv. I. 10, GA'BLOCKS (Sport.) false spurs for fighting

C. 6. cocks.

GAGE (Mech.) or Gauge, an instrument for ascertaining meaGAD (Com.) a measure of nine feet.

sures of various kinds, as the-Gage of the air-pump, for Gad (Mech.) a bar of iron heated in the fire to quench li- estimating the exact degree of the rise and fall of the mer

quor; also a punch of iron among miners, with a wooden cury.-Gage of the condenser, for showing the exact den- handle, for breaking up the ore.

sity of the air.-Sea Gage, for sounding the depth of the GADS (Her.) such plates of steel as are borne in the arms sea.---Tide Gage, for determining the height of the tides. of the Ironmongers' Company.

-Wind Gage, for measuring the force of the wind. GAD-FLY (Ent.) an insect, the Oestrus of Linnæus, which Gage of a ship (Mar.) a name for the number of feet

has a face somewhat resembling that of an ape. It is ex- which a ship draws. - Weather Gage, vide Weather tremely troublesome to horses, and other cattle, depositing Gage.

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Gage (Mil.) French for the gauntlet, or glove of defiance. | GALA'RDIA (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 19 Syngenesia, [vide Gauntlet]

Order 2 Polygamia Frustrania. GÄGER de Deliverance (Law) to put in surety or pledges to Generic Character. Cal. common.-Cor. compound ra.

deliver up cattle that have been distrained. F. N. B. 67; diate.-Stam. filaments five; anthers cylindric.-Psst, Kitch. 145.

in the hermaphrodites, germ turbinate, angular; style GA'HNIA (Bot.) a genus of plants so called from Henry filiform; stigmas two, spreading : in the females, germ

Gahn, a botanist, Class 6 Hexandria, Order 1 Monogynia. very small; style none; stigma none.-Per. none; calyr Generic Character. Cal, one-valved.-CoR. glume two- unchanged; seeds, in the hermaphrodites, solitary; in

valved. — Stam. filaments six; anthers linear.- Pist. the females, none. germ oblong; style erect; stigmas capillary.-Per. none; Species. The species is an annual, as the Galardia alterseed single.

nifolia, Gaillarda, seu Calonnen. Species. The two species are, the-Gahnia procrea, native | GALĂRICI'DES (Min.) vide Galactites.

of New Zealand. --Gahnia schoenoides, native of Otaheite. | GA'LARIPS (Bot.) another name for the Allamanda of GAIANITES (Ecc.) certain heretics so called, who sprung GALATHE'A (Ent.) a name given by Fabricius to a divi

from the Eutychians. GAIDARO'THEMUM (Bot.) another name for the Stachys. sion of the genus Cancer, consisting of those species which GAIEME'NT (Mus.) a French epithet which in musical

have their antennæ unequal. compositions denotes that the style of performance must be GALATU'RÆ (Med.) mucilages of the seeds of quinces. lively.

GA'LAX (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 5 Pentandria, GAILLA'RDA (Bot.) the Galardia alternifolia of Linnæus. Order 1 Monogynia. GAIN (Build.) the levelling shoulder of the joist, or other Generic Character. Cal. perianth ten-leaved.-Cor. onetimber.

petalled.-STAM. filaments short ; anthers roundish., TO GAIN the wind of a ship (Mar.) to get on the weather Pist. germ ovate; style filiform; stigma roundish. - side, or to windward, of another ship which is also plying Per. capsule ovate; seeds two. in the same direction.

Species. The single species is the Galax aphylla, VitiGAINAGE (Archæol.) all plough-tackle and instruments of cella, seu Anonymos, native of Virginia. husbandry.

GALAXIA (Ant.) Yanatice, a festival among the ancients, GAINAGE (Law) Gainagium, i. e. Plaustri Apparatus, in at which they boiled rin yanažiav, i. e. a mixture of barley,

French gaignage ; the gain or profit of tilled or planted pulse, and milk. Hesychius. land raised by cultivating it. It was only applied to arable GALAXIA (Anat.) yanažia, the ways of distributing the land when they that had it in occupation had nothing chyle. thereof but the profit raised from it by their own labour; Galaxia (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 16 Monodelphia, whence a gainer was the same as a sokeman, one who had Order 1 Triandria. such land in occupation.

Generic Character. CAL. spathe one-valved.-Cor. oneGAINER (Law) vide Gainage.

petalled.-STAM. filaments three; anthers ovate.-Pist. GA'INERY (Archæol.) the profits arising from tillage or germ inferior; style filiform.-Per. capsule oblong; seeds husbandry.

many. GALACTIA (Bot.) the Clitoria galactu of Linnæus.

Species. The two species are natives of the Cape, as the GALACTI'NA (Med.) milk-diet.

Galaxia ovata, seu Ixia.Galaxia graminea. GALACTITES (Min.) YA DHATITNS, a precious stone, so GALAXIAS (Min.) vide Galactites.

called from resembling vero, milk, in its colour and taste. GALAXY (Astron.) yanazic, or milky way; that long white Dioscor. l. 5, c. 150 ; Plin. l. 37, c. 10.

luminous tract which seems to encompass the heavens like GALACTO’DES (Med.) yadaxtadas, luke warm, or the a swathe or girdle, and which is perceivable in a clear warmth of yára, milk.

night, particularly when the moon does not shine. GALACTOʻPHORA (Med.) from yćix, milk, and Qipo, to GA'LBANUM (Bot.) réaßarov, the juice of a ferulaceous bring; medicines which increase the milk.

plant growing in Syria. The best sort, which resembles GALACTO'PHOROUS DUCTS (Anat.) from yána, milk, frankincense, is grumous, pure, and pinguious. It is dis

and Qśpw, to bring; channels or vessels which serve to con- cussing, heating, and drawing. Dioscor. 1. 3, c. 97; Plin. vey the milk to the breast.

1. 11, c. 25; Gal. de Simpl.; Oribas. Med. Coll. 1. 12 ; GALACTOPOETICA (Med.) from yára, milk, and notiw, to Aet. Tetrab. 1, serm. 1 ; Paul. Æginet. 1. 7, c. 3.

make, milkmaking; an epithet for the breasts, which are GALBANUM, in the Linnean system, is the Bubon galbanum, sripposed to have the faculty of generating milk.

which is imported into England in soft, pale-coloured masses. GALACTOPO'SIA (Męä.) from yára, milk, and riva, to | GA'LBEUM (Ant.) a kind of bracelets worn by the Romans, drink;. a drinking of Wifk for the cure of disorders.

as well for health as for ornament. Suet. in Gal. c. 3; Fest. GALANGA::Bor:Y: Galangal, an aromatic plant in the de Verb. Signif. East Indies...

GA'LBULAR(Örn.) Jacomar, a genus of birds, of the Order GALA'NGAL: (Bog.):vide Galanga.

Picæ, having a very long straight bill, oval nostrils, and GALANTHUS Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 6 Hexandria, feet climbers. Order 1 Monogynia.

Species. This tribe of birds mostly inhabits New Guinea, Generic Character. Cal. spathe oblong-Cor. petals the Brasils, Surinam, &c. three.--Stam. filaments short; anthers oblong.-- Pist. GA'LBULUS (Nat.) an epithet for the skin, which is natugerm globular; style filiform; stigma simple. Per. rally yellow. capsule oval ; seeds several, globular.

GA'LDA (Nat.) a sort of gum formerly used. Species. The species is a bulb, as the-Galanthus nivalis, GALE (Bot.) another name for the Candle-berry. seu Leucoium, Snow-drop, native of Switzerland. . Clus. Gale (Mar.) a term used by mariners for a storm or temHist. ; Dod. Pempt. ; Bauh. Hist.; Bauh. Pin.

pest, more commonly called a hard gale.--A fresh gale is GA'LANTINE (Cook.) a particular way of dressing Veal, something less in signification.-A top-gallant gale is a

Chickens, &c. by taking out the bones, stuffing them with sort of wind in which a ship may carry her top-gallant ham, &c. tying them tight, and boiling them; the Dish is sails.--Equinoctial gales are the storms observable about then served up cold.

the time of the sun's crossing the Equator.

GALEA (Ant.) a light casque, headpiece, or morrion, Dod. Pempt.; Bauh. Hist.; Bauh. Pin.; Park. Theat.; coming down to the shoulders, the lower part of which

Raiž Hist. was called the buccula, and the upper part the crista, or

GALEOpsis is also another name for the Lamium. crest. It was made originally of skins, as the origin of the || GALEOTES (Zool.) a kind of lizards. Plin. l. 29, c. 4. world itself bespeaks, being derived árò ris yadéns, i. e. | GALE'RICUM APONEUROTICON (Anat.) the tendifrom the cat or weasel ; wherefore, in the Greek, the galea nous expansion which lies over the pericranium. is called xuvén, when made of dog's skin, and auxsin, if made GAʼLEUS (Ich.) a sort of fish now called the Dog-fish. of a wolf's skin : it was afterwards made of brass or iron. GALEXIAS (Ich.) yedežias, a sort of fish much valued by Varr. de Ling. Lat. 1. 4, c. 24 ; Diodor. 1. 5; Tacit. de the Romans for its delicacy. Gal. de Alim. Fac. Germ. c. 6; Plut. in Camil

. ; Plin. 1. 7, c. 56; Isidor. GA’LIA (Med.) a composition in which galls are an ingreOrig. 1. 18, c. 14 ; Scal. Conject. Varr. p. 56.

dient: and an aromatic galia in which there is musk. GALEA (Anat.) a name for the amnios, because it surrounds GALIO'PSIS (Bot.) vide Galeopsis. the fætus like a helinet.

GA'LIPOT (Nat.) a concreted juice from the fir, which GALEA (Med.) a sort of head-ache, so called because it consists of a rosin mixed with oil. surrounds the head after the manner of a helmet.

GA'LIUM (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 4 Telrandria, Galea (Surg.) a kind of bandage. Gal. de Fasc.

Order 1 Monogynia. Galea (Bot.) the helmet or upper lip of a ringent corolla, Generic Character. Cal. perianth small.-Cor. oneso called from its shape.

petalled. -Stam. filaments four ; anthers simple.-Pist. GALEANTHRO'PIA (Med.) from yanín, a cat, and v&pwroc, germ twin; style filiform; stigmas globular.-Per, berries

a man; a sort of madness in which the patient fancies him- two; seeds solitary. self to be a cat.

Species. The species are perennials and annuals: the GALEA'RII (Ant.) the camp followers of an army. Veget.

following are the principal perennials ; namely-Galium 1.3, c. 9.

palustre, White Ladies'-Bed-straw.—Galium procumbens, GALEA'SSE (Mar.) a low-built Venetian vessel with both seu Molluca, Trailing Ladies'-Bed-straw.-Galium uli

sails and oars, which carries three masts, that cannot, how- ginosum, Aparine, seu Rubia, Marsh Ladies’-Bed-straw, ever, be lowered as in a galley. It has 32 seats for rowers

native of Sweden.-Galium pusillum, seu Rubeola, and three tier of guns at the head.

Dwarf Ladies'-Bed-straw, native of Provence.-Galium GALEGA (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 17 Diadelphia, verum, seu Gallion, Yellow Ladies'-Bed-straw.-Galium Order 4 Decandria.

mollugo, Great Ladies'-Bed-straw.-Galium linifolium, Generic Character. CAL. perianth one-leaved.-Cor. pa

Flax-leaved Ladies'-Bed-straw.-Galium rigidum, Rigid pilionaceous.--Stam. filaments diadelphous; anthers ob- Ladies'-Bed-straw. The following are the principal long:-Pist. germ slender; styles slender; stigma a annuals, as the-Galium trifidum, native of Denmark. small dot at the end. - Per. legume long; seeds Galium spurium, Corn Ladies'-Bed-straw.-Galium anmany.

glicum, English Ladies'-Bed-straw.-Galium viscosum, Species. The species are mostly perennials, as the- native of Tunis. Clus. Hist. ; Dod. Pempt. ; Bauh. Galega officinalis, Officinal Galega, or Goats' Rice.- Hist.; Bauh. Pin.; Ger. Herb. ; Park. Theat. ; Raii Galega Virginica, Erebinthus, seu Cicer.-Galega villosa, Hist. ; Tourn. Inst. Cracca securiadaca, seu Coronella.Galega marima, seu

Galium is also another name for the Asperula. Vicia, native of Ceylon; but the-Galega pulchella is an GALL (Anat.) a humour of the body, otherwise called the annual or biennial, and native of the Cape of Good Bile. [vide Bile] Hope. Bauh. Hist.; Bauh. Pin.; Ger. Herb.; Park. GALL-BŻADDER (Anat.) the Vesicula fellis, an oblong Theat. ; Raii Hist.; Tourn. Inst.

membranous receptacle which retains the bile that regurGALEGA (Bot.) is also a species of the Æschynomene.

gitates from the hepatic duct. GALE/affinis (Bot.) the Cassia tora of Linnæus. GÅ'LL-FLY (Ent.) an insect, the Cynips of Linnæus, so GALENA (Min.) the ore of silver and lead. Plin. I. 34, c. 16. called because it produces the excrescences of galls, found

Galena is now the name of an ore formed by the combina- on the roots, branches, and leaves of trees. The larva is tion of lead with sulphur.

without feet, soft, and cylindrical, inhabiting the galls, GALE'NIC MEDICINE (Med.) a system of practice ac- and feeding on the juices of the tree.

commodated to the rules of Galen, who applied the virtues GA'LL-NUTS (Bot.) vide Galls. of roots and herbs in a very particular manner to the GA'LL-STONES (Med.) biliary concretions formed in the healing art.

gall-bladder of animal bodies. GALEÑION (Med.) a cataplasm in which galena was an GĂLLATU'RA (Nat.) that part of the albumen of the egg ingredient.

which is of a denser substance than the rest, and is supGALEO'BDOLON (Bot.) vide Galeopsis.

posed to be a sign of fecundăry in the generation of the GA'LEON (Mar.) vide Galleon.

chick. GALEOʻPSIS (Bot.) yanlovos, or Galeobdolon, yaxsébdomov, || GA’LLEAS (Mar.) vide Galeasse. ,

a plant very similar to the nettle, both in its form and its | GALLED (Mar.) an epithet applied to rimast or rope virtues. Dioscor. I. 4, c. 95; Plin. I. 27, c. 29.

where the surface is rubbed. GALeopsis, in the Linnean system, a genus of plants, Class GA'LLEON (Com.) the Spanish feet which conducted the 14 Didynamia, Order 1 Gymnospermia.

trade between Spain and South America. Generic Character. CALperianth one-leaved.—Cor. mo- GALLE'RIDAS (Ich.) a sort of fish; the same as the

nopetalous.-STAM. filaments four ; anthers roundish.- Asellus. Pist. germ quadrifid; style filiform; stigma bifid. - || GALLERY (Archit.) a kind of balcony that surrounds a Per. none; seeds four.

house, or a passage leading to several apartments in a great Species. The species are annuals, as theGaleopsis house. ladanum sideritis, Ladanum, seu Lamium, Red Dead GALLERY (Fort.) a covered walk across the ditch of a be." Nettle, or Nettle-Hemp, Narrow-leaved Allheal, or sieged town. Ironwort.-Galeopsis villosa, Hairy Dead Nettle, or GALLERY (Min.) any branch of a mine carried on towards Hemp-leaved Dead Nettle.-Galeopsis tetra, seu Can

any place. nabis, Common Dead Nettle; but the Galeopsis galeob-GALLERY (Mar.) an ornamental frame made on the outside don, seu Cardiaca, Yellow Dead Nettle, is a perennial, of the stern.

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GALLEY (Mar.) in French Galeasse, a kind of low flat-|| gallop, according to the degree of velocity with which the built vessel, which is managed with oars, particularly used horse

goes. “ To gallop united” is when the bind leg in the Mediterranean. Whence a galley-slave, one con. follows the foreleg of the same side. To gallop false” is demned to work at the oar to which he is chained on board when the legs are disunited. a galley.- Row-galley is an open boat, rowed by six or GALLOPA'DE (Man.) a hand-gallop, in which a horse galeight oars, which is used by the custom-house officers on loping upon one or two treads is well united. the Thames.

GA’LLOPER (Gunn.) a piece of ordnance of small caliber. GALLEY, also the name of the kitchen in a vessel.

GALLOWAY (Man.) a horse not more than fourteen GALLEY (Print.) a frame into which the compositor empties hands highs, so called probably because it originally came his stick as often as it is filled.

from Galloway, a county in Scotland. GA'LLEY-MEN (Com.) merchants of Genoa, formerly so GA'LLOWS (Print.) a part of the stay of a carriage belongcalled, who imported their goods in galleys.

ing to a printing press. GALLEY-SLAVE (Polit.) one condemned to the punish-|| GALLOWS-BI'TS (Mar.) beams made in the form of a ment of the galleys.

gallows to support the masts. GA'LLEY-WORM (Ent.) a hairy insect, so called because || GĂLLS (Bot.) or Gall-nuts, excrescences produced by init resembles the oars of a galley.

sects on oaks and other trees, which are used both in mediGALL-FLY (Ent.) vide Gall..

cine, dying, and making ink. GALLIA'MBIC verse (Poet.) verses so called from the Galli, || GA'LLY-BANK (Archæol.) an iron crane in the chimney or priests of Cybele.

to hang a pot on. GALLIA'RD (Mus.) a kind of merry dance.

GALO'CHES (Archæol.) a kind of shoe worn by the Gauls GALLIA'RDA (Mus.) the Italian name of a tune that be- in dirty weather, mentioned in the statutes. 14 & 15 H. 8,

longs to a galliard. GALLIC acid (Chem.) an acid procured from the gall-nuts | GALOPI'NA (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 4 Tetrandria, of oak-trees.

Order 1 Monogynia. GALLICAN (Ecc.) an epithet for what belongs to France, Generic Character. Cal, none.-Cor. monopetalous.

particularly for the church, or the united body of clergy in Stam. filaments four.-Pist, germ inferior ; styles two; that kingdom, called the Gallican Church.

stigmas simple.-Per, none; seeds in pairs. GA’LLICISM (Gram.) an idiomatic form of speech pecu- Species. The single species is the Galopina circæoides, liar to the French language.

seu Athospernum, native of the Cape of Good Hope, GA'LLICUS morbus (Med.) another name for the Lues ve

an annual

GA'LNES (Law) in the Scotch Law, any kind of satisfacGALLIGASKINS (Archæol.) a sort of wide breeches for- tion for murder or manslaughter.

merly used by the inhabitants of Gascony in France, and | GALRE'DA (Med.) another name for a jelly. so called from the caliga. [vide Caliga]

GA'LTRAP (Her.) vide Caltrap. GA’LLIHALFPENCE(Com.) a sort of coin brought into || GALVA’NIC (Elect.) an epithet for any thing appertaining England by the Genoese merchants.

to Galvanism, as the Galvanic Pile, or the Galvanic GALLINÆ (Orn.) the Fifth Order of the Class Aves, Trough. (vide Galvanism)

in the Linnean system, having the bill convex, the GA'LVANISM (Elect.) a branch of the science of electriupper mandible arched and dilated at the edge over the city, so called from its discoverer, the late Professor Galvani, lower ; nostrils half covered with convex cartilaginous of Bologna, who discovered that metals applied to the membrane ; feet cleft, but connected at the innermost nerves and muscles of animals occasioned powerful and joint. [vide Animal Kingdom)

sudden contractions, which he conceived to be produced GALLINAGINIS Caput (Anat.) a caruncle or eminence by means of a fluid which he called animal electricity, sup

in the urethra, near which the semen is excreted, from the posing it to be lodged in the nerves, and conveyed to the seminal vessels into the urethra.

muscles through the medium of the metals. GALLINA'GO (Orn.) the Wood-Cock, the Scolopax rus- Signor Volta, on the other hand, ascribing these effects to ticola of Linnæus.

the contact of the two metals, was naturally lead to.conGALLINARIA (Bot.) the Cassia Sophera of Linnæus.

clude that by increasing the number of metallic pieces, GA'LLING (Vet.) an excoriation, particularly of a horse's their effect would be increased in proportion. Agree

back, occasioned by heat, and the pinching of the ably to this view of the subject, he constructed a galsaddle.

vanic apparatus, well known by the name of the Galvanic GALLINULE (Orn.) a sort of water-fowl, the Rallus

por- battery, or Voltaic pile, such as is ze of Linnæus.

represented in the annexed figure, GALÉFOT (Max): a sha galley designed for chase.

consisting of pieces of silver about o GALCITRI'CHUM (Box. vide Callitrichum.

the size of half crowns, pieces of GA'LLIVA TESI AM): large rowing boats used in the East zinc of the same size, and pieces Indies::..::.:..

of cloth, leather, or other bibulous GA'LLIUM. (Bot.).another name for the Galium.

substance, a little less in diameter GA'CL NUI Bot. vide Galls.

than the metallic plates. These GA'L'LO*(Com.) a silver money of the kingdom of Camboya, pieces are disposed in order, silver, in the East Indies, weighing one mace five condorins Chi- zinc, and wet cloth, as indicated

by the letters s, z, w. The pieces GA'LLOGLASSES (Mil.) a corps of Irish cavalry, so called of cloth must be well soaked in under the French monarchy.

water before they are applied, but GA’LLON (Com.) an English measure of capacity, both afterwards squeezed out again, that

wet and dry, containing two pottles, or four quarts, or the superfluous fluid may not run eight pints.

down the pile, and insinuate itself between the conGALLOON (Com.) a thick and narrow kind of ferret, or tiguous pieces of silver and zinc. The three rods, lace made of wool, sometimes of thread.

RRR, are of glass or baked wood, and the piece, o, GALLOP (Man.) the well known pace of a horse, which slides freely up and down the rods, so as to prevent the is of two kinds; namely, the hand gallop, or the full falling of the platos.

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