(Gal"lic) a. [L. Gallicus belonging to the Gauls, fr. Galli the Gauls, Gallia Gaul, now France: cf.
F. gallique.] Pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallican.
(Gal"li*can) a. [L. Gallicanus: cf. F. gallican.] Of or pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallic; French; as,
the Gallican church or clergy.
(Gal"li*can), n. An adherent to, and supporter of, Gallicanism. Shipley.
(Gal"li*can*ism) n. The principles, tendencies, or action of those, within the Roman Catholic
Church in France, who (esp. in 1682) sought to restrict the papal authority in that country and increase
the power of the national church. Schaff-Herzog Encyc.
(Gal"li*cism) n. [F. gallicisme.] A mode of speech peculiar to the French; a French idiom; also,
in general, a French mode or custom.
(Gal"li*cize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gallicized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gallicizing ] To conform to the
French mode or idiom.
(Gal"lied) p. p. & a. (Naut.) Worried; flurried; frightened. Ham. Nav. Encyc.
(Gal"li*form) a. (Zoöl.) Like the Gallinae (or Galliformes) in structure.
(Gal`li*gas"kins) n. pl. [Prob. corrupted fr. It. Grechesco Grecian, a name which seems
to have been given in Venice, and to have been afterwards confused with Gascony, as if they came
from Gascony.] Loose hose or breeches; leather leg quards. The word is used loosely and often in a
(||Gal`li*ma"ti*a) n. Senseless talk. [Obs. or R.] See Galimatias.
(Gal`li*mau"fry) n.; pl. Gallimaufries [F. galimafrée a sort of ragout or mixed hash of different
1. A hash of various kinds of meats, a ragout.
Delighting in hodge-podge, gallimaufries, forced meat.King.