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Galligaskins

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Ga'lligaskins. n.s. [Caligæ Gallo-Vasconum. Skinner.] Large open hose.

My galligaskins, that have long withstood
The Winter's fury, and encroaching frosts,
By time subdu'd, what will not time subdue,
An horrid chasm disclose.
Phillips.

Sources: Philips, John (42)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Galligaskins." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 29, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=6362.


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