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gallus

(ˈɡæləs)
adj
Scot bold; daring; reckless
[a variant of gallows used as an adjective, meaning fit for the gallows]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gallus - elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)gallus - elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
man's clothing - clothing that is designed for men to wear
shoulder strap, strap - a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
2.Gallus - common domestic birds and related forms
bird genus - a genus of birds
domestic fowl, fowl, poultry - a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
gallina, jungle fowl - small Asiatic wild bird; believed to be ancestral to domestic fowl
family Phasianidae, Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
References in classic literature ?
Camels are not beautiful, and their long under lip gives them an exceedingly "gallus"--[Excuse the slang, no other word will describe it]--expression.
Blyth, whose opinion, from his large and varied stores of knowledge, I should value more than that of almost any one, thinks that all the breeds of poultry have proceeded from the common wild Indian fowl(Gallus bankiva).
Preliminary information about 'Sejanus:' Of the characters in the play the following are patriots, opposed to Sejanus: Agrippina, Drusus, the three boys, Arruntius, Silius, Sabinus, Lepidus, Cordus, Gallus, Regulus.
In addition, some of the definitions have been changed: "eggs" now includes unbroken eggs laid by fowl of the Gallus gallus species, meant for consumption and "broken" or "hatching" eggs intended both for food or non-food (industrial) purposes.
Gallus has taken over where the Solid Rock Cafe left off but has more of an ear for acoustic music than rock - solid or otherwise.
Comentario a la Lex Gallus de Alonso de Cartagena, s.e., Burgos 2002, 412 pp.
Groups of nine 3-week-old domestic geese (Anser anser domesticus), 3-week-old domestic Pekin ducks (Anas platyrhyncos), 4-week-old chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus), 3-week-old turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo), and 5-week-old Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonicus) were each injected intratracheally with [10.sup.6.2] mean tissue culture infective doses (TCI[D.sub.50]) of Vero E6 propagated Urbani SARS-CoV per bird in a volume of 0.1 mL.
Gallus Dressler is one of a number of sixteenth-century German composers who have, for the most part, not achieved widespread fame.
BASF reports that Actaris (Reims), a French supplier of equipment to measure the flow of gases and liquids, is using an Ultraform polyoxymethylene (POM) to house the measuring unit of the Gallus 2000 gas meter.
Iacobus Gallus. V rokopisu ohranjene skladbe = Compositions Preserved in Manuscript.
Gallen is obviously associated with a saint: he was Gallus, an Irishman who travelled to the continent in the sixth century with his friend St.