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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brace, suspender, gallusnoun

    elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)

  2. Gallus, genus Gallusnoun

    common domestic birds and related forms


  1. gallusadjective

    Fit to be hanged; wicked; mischievous.

  2. Etymology: A corruption of gallows, used attributively. Chiefly Scots.


  1. gallus

    Gallus typically has two main definitions: 1. A genus of birds in the pheasant family, which includes the wild and domestic chicken species. 2. In the Scottish dialect, "Gallus" is an adjective meaning bold, cheeky, or flashy. It is often used to describe someone who is self-confident or daring.


  1. Gallus

    Gallus is the second album from Scottish rock band Gun. The cover shows Benny Lynch, a renowned Scottish boxer from Glasgow. The album peaked at #14 on the UK Albums Chart.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gallus is ranked #46037 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gallus surname appeared 463 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Gallus.

    97.6% or 452 total occurrences were White.
    1.9% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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