Definition of gallus in English:

gallus

Line breaks: gal¦lus
Pronunciation: /ˈgaləs/

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(also gallous)

adjective

chiefly Scottish
Bold, cheeky, or flashy.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'fit to be hanged'): variant of gallows used attributively.

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