Name Report For First Name GAY:

GAY

First name GAY's origins are French and English. GAY means "light hearted" (French) and "variant of gail. joyful. lively also a modern term denoting homosexuality" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with GAY below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of gay.(Brown names are of the same origin (French,English) with GAY and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with GAY - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming GAY

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES GAY AS A WHOLE:

wagaye gayane gayatri gaynor abegayle gayla gayle gaylen gaylene legaya morgayne peta-gaye gayner

NAMES RHYMING WITH GAY (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (ay) - Names That Ends with ay:

sisay adjatay barclay galloway bay aanjay anevay chantay chardonnay elliemay fay jeanay jenay jennay jonay kevay lindsay linsay lyndsay may mishay nuray shamay tamay thursday ajay barday bodaway corday courtnay delray diondray dontay enapay finlay garroway gillivray gray hay jay kay lay macaulay macgillivray mackay macray montay murray o'shay otaktay ouray pay pranay ramsay ray shay tiernay treadway vernay galway tredway thay stanway clay tuesday suhay kenway ordway conway courtenay

NAMES RHYMING WITH GAY (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (ga) - Names That Begins with ga:

gaagii gaarwine gabal gabbar gabe gabhan gabi gabino gabirel gabor gabra gabreilla gabrian gabriel gabriela gabriele gabriell gabriella gabrielle gabrielo gabrio gabryella gaby gace gad gadara gadarine gaderian gadhra gadi gadiel gadwa gae gaea gael gaelbhan gaelle gaelyn gaetan gaetana gaetane gaffney gage gahariet gaheris gahiji gahmuret gaho gaia gaige gail gaila gaile gair gaira gairbhith gairbith gais gaizka gal gala galahad galahalt galahault galal galan galantyne galatea galatee galatyn galawya galchobhar gale galea galeel galen galena galenia galenka galeno galeron galeun gali galia galiana galice galiena galiene galila galilah galilahi galileo galina galinthias galit gall galla gallagher gallehant gallia

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH GAY:

First Names which starts with 'g' and ends with 'y':

garey garrey garrity garry garvey gary geary gedaly geffrey genny geoffrey geraghty gerry gilley gilroy gilvarry ginny gipsy godfrey gogarty goldy goodwy gordy gormley gormly gorry grady grantley greeley greely gregory grey guy gwy gyongy gypsy

English Words Rhyming GAY

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES GAY AS A WHOLE:

gaytrenoun (n.) The dogwood tree.
 noun (n.) The dogwood tree.

gaynoun (n.) An ornament
 superlative (superl.) Excited with merriment; manifesting sportiveness or delight; inspiring delight; livery; merry.
 superlative (superl.) Brilliant in colors; splendid; fine; richly dressed.
 superlative (superl.) Loose; dissipated; lewd.

gayalnoun (n.) A Southern Asiatic species of wild cattle (Bibos frontalis).

gaydiangnoun (n.) A vessel of Anam, with two or three masts, lofty triangular sails, and in construction somewhat resembling a Chinese junk.

gayetyadjective (a.) The state of being gay; merriment; mirth; acts or entertainments prompted by, or inspiring, merry delight; -- used often in the plural; as, the gayeties of the season.
 adjective (a.) Finery; show; as, the gayety of dress.

gaylussitenoun (n.) A yellowish white, translucent mineral, consisting of the carbonates of lime and soda, with water.

gaynessnoun (n.) Gayety; finery.

gaysomeadjective (a.) Full of gayety. Mir. for Mag.

lancegaynoun (n.) Alt. of Lancegaye

lancegayenoun (n.) A kind of spear anciently used. Its use was prohibited by a statute of Richard II.

launcegayenoun (n.) See Langegaye.

margaynoun (n.) An American wild cat (Felis tigrina), ranging from Mexico to Brazil. It is spotted with black. Called also long-tailed cat.

morgaynoun (n.) The European small-spotted dogfish, or houndfish. See the Note under Houndfish.

nosegaynoun (n.) A bunch of odorous and showy flowers; a bouquet; a posy.

papagaynoun (n.) See Popinjay, 1 (b).

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH GAY (According to last letters):


Rhyming Words According to Last 2 Letters (ay) - English Words That Ends with ay:


abaynoun (n.) Barking; baying of dogs upon their prey. See Bay.

allaynoun (n.) Alleviation; abatement; check.
 noun (n.) Alloy.
 verb (v. t.) To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; as, to allay popular excitement; to allay the tumult of the passions.
 verb (v. t.) To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.
 verb (v. t.) To diminish in strength; to abate; to subside.
 verb (v. t.) To mix (metals); to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate.

alleywaynoun (n.) An alley.

archwaynoun (n.) A way or passage under an arch.

arraynoun (n.) Order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle; as, drawn up in battle array.
 noun (n.) The whole body of persons thus placed in order; an orderly collection; hence, a body of soldiers.
 noun (n.) An imposing series of things.
 noun (n.) Dress; garments disposed in order upon the person; rich or beautiful apparel.
 noun (n.) A ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impaneled in a cause.
 noun (n.) The panel itself.
 noun (n.) The whole body of jurors summoned to attend the court.
 noun (n.) To place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal.
 noun (n.) To deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; -- applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind.
 noun (n.) To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man.

assaynoun (n.) Trial; attempt; essay.
 noun (n.) Examination and determination; test; as, an assay of bread or wine.
 noun (n.) Trial by danger or by affliction; adventure; risk; hardship; state of being tried.
 noun (n.) Tested purity or value.
 noun (n.) The act or process of ascertaining the proportion of a particular metal in an ore or alloy; especially, the determination of the proportion of gold or silver in bullion or coin.
 noun (n.) The alloy or metal to be assayed.
 verb (v.) To try; to attempt; to apply.
 verb (v.) To affect.
 verb (v.) To try tasting, as food or drink.
 verb (v.) To subject, as an ore, alloy, or other metallic compound, to chemical or metallurgical examination, in order to determine the amount of a particular metal contained in it, or to ascertain its composition.
 verb (v. i.) To attempt, try, or endeavor.

backstaynoun (n.) A rope or stay extending from the masthead to the side of a ship, slanting a little aft, to assist the shrouds in supporting the mast.
 noun (n.) A rope or strap used to prevent excessive forward motion.

barwaynoun (n.) A passage into a field or yard, closed by bars made to take out of the posts.

baynoun (n.) An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same general character.
 noun (n.) A small body of water set off from the main body; as a compartment containing water for a wheel; the portion of a canal just outside of the gates of a lock, etc.
 noun (n.) A recess or indentation shaped like a bay.
 noun (n.) A principal compartment of the walls, roof, or other part of a building, or of the whole building, as marked off by the buttresses, vaulting, mullions of a window, etc.; one of the main divisions of any structure, as the part of a bridge between two piers.
 noun (n.) A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks.
 noun (n.) A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeachy Bay.
 noun (n.) A berry, particularly of the laurel.
 noun (n.) The laurel tree (Laurus nobilis). Hence, in the plural, an honorary garland or crown bestowed as a prize for victory or excellence, anciently made or consisting of branches of the laurel.
 noun (n.) A tract covered with bay trees.
 noun (n.) A bank or dam to keep back water.
 adjective (a.) Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; -- applied to the color of horses.
 verb (v. i.) To bark, as a dog with a deep voice does, at his game.
 verb (v. t.) To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay; as, to bay the bear.
 verb (v. i.) Deep-toned, prolonged barking.
 verb (v. i.) A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.
 verb (v. t.) To bathe.
 verb (v. t.) To dam, as water; -- with up or back.

birthdaynoun (n.) The day in which any person is born; day of origin or commencement.
 noun (n.) The day of the month in which a person was born, in whatever succeeding year it may recur; the anniversary of one's birth.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the day of birth, or its anniversary; as, birthday gifts or festivities.

blayadjective (a.) A fish. See Bleak, n.

bobstaynoun (n.) A rope or chain to confine the bowsprit of a ship downward to the stem or cutwater; -- usually in the pl.

braynoun (n.) The harsh cry of an ass; also, any harsh, grating, or discordant sound.
 noun (n.) A bank; the slope of a hill; a hill. See Brae, which is now the usual spelling.
 verb (v. t.) To pound, beat, rub, or grind small or fine.
 verb (v. i.) To utter a loud, harsh cry, as an ass.
 verb (v. i.) To make a harsh, grating, or discordant noise.
 verb (v. t.) To make or utter with a loud, discordant, or harsh and grating sound.

byplaynoun (n.) Action carried on aside, and commonly in dumb show, while the main action proceeds.

bywaynoun (n.) A secluded, private, or obscure way; a path or road aside from the main one.

breakawaynoun (n.) A wild rush of sheep, cattle, horses, or camels (especially at the smell or the sight of water); a stampede.
 noun (n.) An animal that breaks away from a herd.

carawaynoun (n.) A biennial plant of the Parsley family (Carum Carui). The seeds have an aromatic smell, and a warm, pungent taste. They are used in cookery and confectionery, and also in medicine as a carminative.
 noun (n.) A cake or sweetmeat containing caraway seeds.

carpetwaynoun (n.) A border of greensward left round the margin of a plowed field.

carrawaynoun (n.) See Caraway.

cartwaynoun (n.) A way or road for carts.

castawaynoun (n.) One who, or that which, is cast away or shipwrecked.
 noun (n.) One who is ruined; one who has made moral shipwreck; a reprobate.
 adjective (a.) Of no value; rejected; useless.

cathaynoun (n.) China; -- an old name for the Celestial Empire, said have been introduced by Marco Polo and to be a corruption of the Tartar name for North China (Khitai, the country of the Khitans.)

causewaynoun (n.) Alt. of Causey

caynoun (n.) See Key, a ledge.

claynoun (n.) A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands, consisting of hydrous silicate of aluminium. It is the result of the wearing down and decomposition, in part, of rocks containing aluminous minerals, as granite. Lime, magnesia, oxide of iron, and other ingredients, are often present as impurities.
 noun (n.) Earth in general, as representing the elementary particles of the human body; hence, the human body as formed from such particles.
 verb (v. t.) To cover or manure with clay.
 verb (v. t.) To clarify by filtering through clay, as sugar.

cokenaynoun (n.) A cockney.

coothaynoun (n.) A striped satin made in India.

counterswaynoun (n.) A swaying in a contrary direction; an opposing influence.

craynoun (n.) Alt. of Crayer

crosswaynoun (n.) See Crossroad.

cutawayadjective (a.) Having a part cut off or away; having the corners rounded or cut away.

chambraynoun (n.) A gingham woven in plain colors with linen finish.

daynoun (n.) The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the time between sunrise and sunset, or from dawn to darkness; hence, the light; sunshine.
 noun (n.) The period of the earth's revolution on its axis. -- ordinarily divided into twenty-four hours. It is measured by the interval between two successive transits of a celestial body over the same meridian, and takes a specific name from that of the body. Thus, if this is the sun, the day (the interval between two successive transits of the sun's center over the same meridian) is called a solar day; if it is a star, a sidereal day; if it is the moon, a lunar day. See Civil day, Sidereal day, below.
 noun (n.) Those hours, or the daily recurring period, allotted by usage or law for work.
 noun (n.) A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.
 noun (n.) (Preceded by the) Some day in particular, as some day of contest, some anniversary, etc.

decaynoun (n.) Gradual failure of health, strength, soundness, prosperity, or of any species of excellence or perfection; tendency toward dissolution or extinction; corruption; rottenness; decline; deterioration; as, the decay of the body; the decay of virtue; the decay of the Roman empire; a castle in decay.
 noun (n.) Destruction; death.
 noun (n.) Cause of decay.
 verb (v. i.) To pass gradually from a sound, prosperous, or perfect state, to one of imperfection, adversity, or dissolution; to waste away; to decline; to fail; to become weak, corrupt, or disintegrated; to rot; to perish; as, a tree decays; fortunes decay; hopes decay.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to decay; to impair.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy.

delaynoun (n.) To put off; to defer; to procrastinate; to prolong the time of or before.
 noun (n.) To retard; to stop, detain, or hinder, for a time; to retard the motion, or time of arrival, of; as, the mail is delayed by a heavy fall of snow.
 noun (n.) To allay; to temper.
 verb (v.) A putting off or deferring; procrastination; lingering inactivity; stop; detention; hindrance.
 verb (v. i.) To move slowly; to stop for a time; to linger; to tarry.

denaynoun (n.) Denial; refusal.
 verb (v. t.) To deny.

deraynoun (n.) Disorder; merriment.

disarraynoun (n.) Want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion.
 noun (n.) Confused attire; undress.
 verb (v. t.) To throw into disorder; to break the array of.
 verb (v. t.) To take off the dress of; to unrobe.

displaynoun (n.) An opening or unfolding; exhibition; manifestation.
 noun (n.) Ostentatious show; exhibition for effect; parade.
 verb (v. t.) To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread.
 verb (v. t.) To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into line.
 verb (v. t.) To spread before the view; to show; to exhibit to the sight, or to the mind; to make manifest.
 verb (v. t.) To make an exhibition of; to set in view conspicuously or ostentatiously; to exhibit for the sake of publicity; to parade.
 verb (v. t.) To make conspicuous by large or prominent type.
 verb (v. t.) To discover; to descry.
 verb (v. i.) To make a display; to act as one making a show or demonstration.

domesdaynoun (n.) A day of judgment. See Doomsday.

doomsdaynoun (n.) A day of sentence or condemnation; day of death.
 noun (n.) The day of the final judgment.

doorwaynoun (n.) The passage of a door; entrance way into a house or a room.

draynoun (n.) A squirrel's nest.
 noun (n.) A strong low cart or carriage used for heavy burdens.
 noun (n.) A kind of sledge or sled.

driftwaynoun (n.) A common way, road, or path, for driving cattle.
 noun (n.) Same as Drift, 11.

drivewaynoun (n.) A passage or way along or through which a carriage may be driven.

dugwaynoun (n.) A way or road dug through a hill, or sunk below the surface of the land.

essaynoun (n.) An effort made, or exertion of body or mind, for the performance of anything; a trial; attempt; as, to make an essay to benefit a friend.
 noun (n.) A composition treating of any particular subject; -- usually shorter and less methodical than a formal, finished treatise; as, an essay on the life and writings of Homer; an essay on fossils, or on commerce.
 noun (n.) An assay. See Assay, n.
 noun (n.) To exert one's power or faculties upon; to make an effort to perform; to attempt; to endeavor; to make experiment or trial of; to try.
 noun (n.) To test the value and purity of (metals); to assay. See Assay.

estraynoun (n.) Any valuable animal, not wild, found wandering from its owner; a stray.
 verb (v. i.) To stray.

everydayadjective (a.) Used or fit for every day; common; usual; as, an everyday suit or clothes.

fairwaynoun (n.) The navigable part of a river, bay, etc., through which vessels enter or depart; the part of a harbor or channel ehich is kept open and unobstructed for the passage of vessels.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH GAY (According to first letters):


Rhyming Words According to First 2 Letters (ga) - Words That Begins with ga:


gabnoun (n.) The hook on the end of an eccentric rod opposite the strap. See. Illust. of Eccentric.
 verb (v. i.) The mouth; hence, idle prate; chatter; unmeaning talk; loquaciousness.
 verb (v. i.) To deceive; to lie.
 verb (v. i.) To talk idly; to prate; to chatter.

gabaragenoun (n.) A kind of coarse cloth for packing goods.

gabardinenoun (n.) Alt. of Gaberdine

gaberdinenoun (n.) A coarse frock or loose upper garment formerly worn by Jews; a mean dress.
 noun (n.) See Gabardine.

gabbernoun (n.) A liar; a deceiver.
 noun (n.) One addicted to idle talk.

gabblingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gabble

gabblenoun (n.) Loud or rapid talk without meaning.
 noun (n.) Inarticulate sounds rapidly uttered; as of fowls.
 verb (v. i.) To talk fast, or to talk without meaning; to prate; to jabber.
 verb (v. i.) To utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity; as, gabbling fowls.

gabbiernoun (n.) One who gabbles; a prater.

gabbronoun (n.) A name originally given by the Italians to a kind of serpentine, later to the rock called euphotide, and now generally used for a coarsely crystalline, igneous rock consisting of lamellar pyroxene (diallage) and labradorite, with sometimes chrysolite (olivine gabbro).

gabelnoun (n.) A rent, service, tribute, custom, tax, impost, or duty; an excise.

gabelernoun (n.) A collector of gabels or taxes.

gabellenoun (n.) A tax, especially on salt.

gabellemannoun (n.) A gabeler.

gabertnoun (n.) A lighter, or vessel for inland navigation.

gabionnoun (n.) A hollow cylinder of wickerwork, like a basket without a bottom. Gabions are made of various sizes, and filled with earth in building fieldworks to shelter men from an enemy's fire.
 noun (n.) An openwork frame, as of poles, filled with stones and sunk, to assist in forming a bar dyke, etc., as in harbor improvement.

gabionadenoun (n.) A traverse made with gabions between guns or on their flanks, protecting them from enfilading fire.
 noun (n.) A structure of gabions sunk in lines, as a core for a sand bar in harbor improvements.

gabionagenoun (n.) The part of a fortification built of gabions.

gabionedadjective (p. a.) Furnished with gabions.

gabionnadenoun (n.) See Gabionade.

gablenoun (n.) A cable.
 noun (n.) The vertical triangular portion of the end of a building, from the level of the cornice or eaves to the ridge of the roof. Also, a similar end when not triangular in shape, as of a gambrel roof and the like.
 noun (n.) The end wall of a building, as distinguished from the front or rear side.
 noun (n.) A decorative member having the shape of a triangular gable, such as that above a Gothic arch in a doorway.

gabletnoun (n.) A small gable, or gable-shaped canopy, formed over a tabernacle, niche, etc.

gablocknoun (n.) A false spur or gaff, fitted on the heel of a gamecock.

gabynoun (n.) A simpleton; a dunce; a lout.

gadnoun (n.) The point of a spear, or an arrowhead.
 noun (n.) A pointed or wedge-shaped instrument of metal, as a steel wedge used in mining, etc.
 noun (n.) A sharp-pointed rod; a goad.
 noun (n.) A spike on a gauntlet; a gadling.
 noun (n.) A wedge-shaped billet of iron or steel.
 noun (n.) A rod or stick, as a fishing rod, a measuring rod, or a rod used to drive cattle with.
 noun (n.) To walk about; to rove or go about, without purpose; hence, to run wild; to be uncontrolled.

gaddingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gad
 noun (a. & n.) Going about much, needlessly or without purpose.

gadaboutnoun (n.) A gadder

gadbeenoun (n.) The gadfly.

gaddernoun (n.) One who roves about idly, a rambling gossip.

gaddishadjective (a.) Disposed to gad.

gadenoun (n.) A small British fish (Motella argenteola) of the Cod family.
 noun (n.) A pike, so called at Moray Firth; -- called also gead.

gadflynoun (n.) Any dipterous insect of the genus Oestrus, and allied genera of botflies.

gadhelicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to that division of the Celtic languages, which includes the Irish, Gaelic, and Manx.
 adjective (a.) Of, belonging to, or designating, that division of the Celtic languages which includes the Irish, Gaelic, and Manx.

gadicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the cod (Gadus); -- applied to an acid obtained from cod-liver oil, viz., gadic acid.

gaditaniannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Cadiz.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to Cadiz, in Spain.

gadlingnoun (n.) See Gad, n., 4.
 noun (n.) A roving vagabond.
 verb (v. i.) Gadding about.

gadmannoun (n.) A gadsman.

gadoidnoun (n.) One of the Gadidae.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the family of fishes (Gadidae) which includes the cod, haddock, and hake.

gadolinianoun (n.) A rare earth, regarded by some as an oxide of the supposed element gadolinium, by others as only a mixture of the oxides of yttrium, erbium, ytterbium, etc.
 noun (n.) A rare earth associated with yttria and regarded as the oxide (Gd2O3) of a metallic element, Gad`o*lin"i*um (/), with an assigned atomic weight of 153.3.

gadolinicadjective (a.) Pertaining to or containing gadolinium.

gadolinitenoun (n.) A mineral of a nearly black color and vitreous luster, and consisting principally of the silicates of yttrium, cerium, and iron.

gadoliniumnoun (n.) A supposed rare metallic element, with a characteristic spectrum, found associated with yttrium and other rare metals. Its individuality and properties have not yet been determined.

gadsmannoun (n.) One who uses a gad or goad in driving.

gaduinnoun (n.) A yellow or brown amorphous substance, of indifferent nature, found in cod-liver oil.

gadwallnoun (n.) A large duck (Anas strepera), valued as a game bird, found in the northern parts of Europe and America; -- called also gray duck.

gaelnoun (n.sing. & pl.) A Celt or the Celts of the Scotch Highlands or of Ireland; now esp., a Scotch Highlander of Celtic origin.

gaelicnoun (n.) The language of the Gaels, esp. of the Highlanders of Scotland. It is a branch of the Celtic.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Gael, esp. to the Celtic Highlanders of Scotland; as, the Gaelic language.

gaffnoun (n.) A barbed spear or a hook with a handle, used by fishermen in securing heavy fish.
 noun (n.) The spar upon which the upper edge of a fore-and-aft sail is extended.
 noun (n.) Same as Gaffle, 1.
 verb (v. t.) To strike with a gaff or barbed spear; to secure by means of a gaff; as, to gaff a salmon.

gaffingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gaff

gaffernoun (n.) An old fellow; an aged rustic.
 noun (n.) A foreman or overseer of a gang of laborers.

gafflenoun (n.) An artificial spur or gaff for gamecocks.
 noun (n.) A lever to bend crossbows.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH GAY:

English Words which starts with 'g' and ends with 'y':

gaietynoun (n.) Same as Gayety.

gainlyadjective (a.) Handily; readily; dexterously; advantageously.

gairishlynoun (n.) Alt. of Gairish/ness

galaxynoun (n.) The Milky Way; that luminous tract, or belt, which is seen at night stretching across the heavens, and which is composed of innumerable stars, so distant and blended as to be distinguishable only with the telescope. The term has recently been used for remote clusters of stars.
 noun (n.) A splendid assemblage of persons or things.

gallantrynoun (n.) Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery.
 noun (n.) Bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry.
 noun (n.) Civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bad sense, attention or courtesy designed to win criminal favors from a female; freedom of principle or practice with respect to female virtue; intrigue.
 noun (n.) Gallant persons, collectively.

galleryadjective (a.) A long and narrow corridor, or place for walking; a connecting passageway, as between one room and another; also, a long hole or passage excavated by a boring or burrowing animal.
 adjective (a.) A room for the exhibition of works of art; as, a picture gallery; hence, also, a large or important collection of paintings, sculptures, etc.
 adjective (a.) A long and narrow platform attached to one or more sides of public hall or the interior of a church, and supported by brackets or columns; -- sometimes intended to be occupied by musicians or spectators, sometimes designed merely to increase the capacity of the hall.
 adjective (a.) A frame, like a balcony, projecting from the stern or quarter of a ship, and hence called stern gallery or quarter gallery, -- seldom found in vessels built since 1850.
 adjective (a.) Any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery.
 adjective (a.) A working drift or level.

galleynoun (n.) A vessel propelled by oars, whether having masts and sails or not
 noun (n.) A large vessel for war and national purposes; -- common in the Middle Ages, and down to the 17th century.
 noun (n.) A name given by analogy to the Greek, Roman, and other ancient vessels propelled by oars.
 noun (n.) A light, open boat used on the Thames by customhouse officers, press gangs, and also for pleasure.
 noun (n.) One of the small boats carried by a man-of-war.
 noun (n.) The cookroom or kitchen and cooking apparatus of a vessel; -- sometimes on merchant vessels called the caboose.
 noun (n.) An oblong oven or muffle with a battery of retorts; a gallery furnace.
 noun (n.) An oblong tray of wood or brass, with upright sides, for holding type which has been set, or is to be made up, etc.
 noun (n.) A proof sheet taken from type while on a galley; a galley proof.

gallflynoun (n.) An insect that deposits its eggs in plants, and occasions galls, esp. any small hymenopteran of the genus Cynips and allied genera. See Illust. of Gall.

gallimaufrynoun (n.) A hash of various kinds of meats, a ragout.
 noun (n.) Any absurd medley; a hotchpotch.

gallowaynoun (n.) A small horse of a breed raised at Galloway, Scotland; -- called also garran, and garron.

gallynoun (n.) See Galley, n., 4.
 adjective (a.) Like gall; bitter as gall.
 verb (v. t.) To frighten; to worry.

galvanocauterynoun (n.) Cautery effected by a knife or needle heated by the passage of a galvanic current.

galvanoglyphynoun (n.) Same as Glyphography.

galvanographynoun (n.) The art or process of depositing metals by electricity; electrotypy.
 noun (n.) A method of producing by means of electrotyping process (without etching) copperplates which can be printed from in the same manner as engraved plates.

galvanologynoun (n.) A treatise on galvanism, or a description of its phenomena.

galvanometrynoun (n.) The art or process of measuring the force of electric currents.

galvanoplastynoun (n.) The art or process of electrotypy.

galvanoscopynoun (n.) The use of galvanism in physiological experiments.

gamyadjective (a.) Having the flavor of game, esp. of game kept uncooked till near the condition of tainting; high-flavored.
 adjective (a.) Showing an unyielding spirit to the last; plucky; furnishing sport; as, a gamy trout.

ganglionaryadjective (a.) Ganglionic.

gantrynoun (n.) See Gauntree.

gardenlyadjective (a.) Like a garden.

garganeynoun (n.) A small European duck (Anas querquedula); -- called also cricket teal, and summer teal.

garlickyadjective (a.) Like or containing garlic.

garrulitynoun (n.) Talkativeness; loquacity.

gaseitynoun (n.) State of being gaseous.

gasometrynoun (n.) The art or practice of measuring gases; also, the science which treats of the nature and properties of these elastic fluids.

gassyadjective (a.) Full of gas; like gas. Hence: [Colloq.] Inflated; full of boastful or insincere talk.

gastlyadjective (a.) See Ghastful, Ghastly.

gastriloquynoun (n.) A voice or utterance which appears to proceed from the stomach; ventriloquy.

gastroelytrotomynoun (n.) The operation of cutting into the upper part of the vagina, through the abdomen (without opening the peritoneum), for the purpose of removing a fetus. It is a substitute for the Caesarean operation, and less dangerous.

gastrohysterotomynoun (n.) Caesarean section. See under Caesarean.

gastrologynoun (n.) The science which treats of the structure and functions of the stomach; a treatise of the stomach.

gastromancynoun (n.) A kind of divination, by means of words seemingly uttered from the stomach.
 noun (n.) A species of divination, by means of glasses or other round, transparent vessels, in the center of which figures are supposed to appear by magic art.

gastronomynoun (n.) The art or science of good eating; epicurism; the art of good cheer.

gastroraphynoun (n.) The operation of sewing up wounds of the abdomen.

gastroscopynoun (n.) Examination of the abdomen or stomach, as with the gastroscope.

gastrostomynoun (n.) The operation of making a permanent opening into the stomach, for the introduction of food.

gastrotomynoun (n.) A cutting into, or opening of, the abdomen or the stomach.

gatewaynoun (n.) A passage through a fence or wall; a gate; also, a frame, arch, etc., in which a gate in hung, or a structure at an entrance or gate designed for ornament or defense.

gauderynoun (n.) Finery; ornaments; ostentatious display.

gaudynoun (n.) One of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited.
 noun (n.) A feast or festival; -- called also gaud-day and gaudy day.
 superlative (superl.) Ostentatiously fine; showy; gay, but tawdry or meretricious.
 superlative (superl.) Gay; merry; festal.

gauntrynoun (n.) A frame for supporting barrels in a cellar or elsewhere.
 noun (n.) A scaffolding or frame carrying a crane or other structure.

gauzyadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, gauze; thin and slight as gauze.

gawbynoun (n.) A baby; a dunce.

geitonogamynoun (n.) Fertilization of flowers by pollen from other flowers on the same plant.

geliditynoun (n.) The state of being gelid.

gellynoun (n.) Jelly.

geloscopynoun (n.) Divination by means of laughter.

geminynoun (n.) Twins; a pair; a couple.

gemmarynoun (n.) A receptacle for jewels or gems; a jewel house; jewels or gems, collectively.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to gems.

gemmiparitynoun (n.) Reproduction by budding; gemmation. See Budding.

gemmositynoun (n.) The quality or characteristics of a gem or jewel.

gemmynoun (n.) Full of gems; bright; glittering like a gem.
 noun (n.) Spruce; smart.

gendarmerynoun (n.) The body of gendarmes.

genealogynoun (n.) An account or history of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor; enumeration of ancestors and their children in the natural order of succession; a pedigree.
 noun (n.) Regular descent of a person or family from a progenitor; pedigree; lineage.

generabilitynoun (n.) Capability of being generated.

generalitynoun (n.) The state of being general; the quality of including species or particulars.
 noun (n.) That which is general; that which lacks specificalness, practicalness, or application; a general or vague statement or phrase.
 noun (n.) The main body; the bulk; the greatest part; as, the generality of a nation, or of mankind.

generaltynoun (n.) Generality.

generositynoun (n.) Noble birth.
 noun (n.) The quality of being noble; noble-mindedness.
 noun (n.) Liberality in giving; munificence.

genesiolgynoun (n.) The doctrine or science of generation.

genethlialogynoun (n.) Divination as to the destinies of one newly born; the act or art of casting nativities; astrology.

genialitynoun (n.) The quality of being genial; sympathetic cheerfulness; warmth of disposition and manners.

genitourinaryadjective (a.) See Urogenital.

gentilitynoun (n.) Good extraction; dignity of birth.
 noun (n.) The quality or qualities appropriate to those who are well born, as self-respect, dignity, courage, courtesy, politeness of manner, a graceful and easy mien and behavior, etc.; good breeding.
 noun (n.) The class in society who are, or are expected to be, genteel; the gentry.
 noun (n.) Paganism; heathenism.

gentillyadjective (a.) In a gentle or hoble manner; frankly.

gentlemanlyadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, resembling, or becoming, a gentleman; well-behaved; courteous; polite.

gentryadjective (a.) Birth; condition; rank by birth.
 adjective (a.) People of education and good breeding; in England, in a restricted sense, those between the nobility and the yeomanry.
 adjective (a.) Courtesy; civility; complaisance.

gentyadjective (a.) Neat; trim.

geodesynoun (n.) That branch of applied mathematics which determines, by means of observations and measurements, the figures and areas of large portions of the earth's surface, or the general figure and dimenshions of the earth; or that branch of surveying in which the curvature of the earth is taken into account, as in the surveys of States, or of long lines of coast.

geognosynoun (n.) That part of geology which treats of the materials of the earth's structure, and its general exterior and interior constitution.

geogonynoun (n.) The branch of science which treats of the formation of the earth.

geographynoun (n.) The science which treats of the world and its inhabitants; a description of the earth, or a portion of the earth, including its structure, fetures, products, political divisions, and the people by whom it is inhabited.
 noun (n.) A treatise on this science.

geolatrynoun (n.) The worship of the earth.

geologynoun (n.) The science which treats: (a) Of the structure and mineral constitution of the globe; structural geology. (b) Of its history as regards rocks, minerals, rivers, valleys, mountains, climates, life, etc.; historical geology. (c) Of the causes and methods by which its structure, features, changes, and conditions have been produced; dynamical geology. See Chart of The Geological Series.
 noun (n.) A treatise on the science.

geomancynoun (n.) A kind of divination by means of figures or lines, formed by little dots or points, originally on the earth, and latterly on paper.

geometrynoun (n.) That branch of mathematics which investigates the relations, properties, and measurement of solids, surfaces, lines, and angles; the science which treats of the properties and relations of magnitudes; the science of the relations of space.
 noun (n.) A treatise on this science.

geoscopynoun (n.) Knowledge of the earth, ground, or soil, obtained by inspection.

germiparitynoun (n.) Reproduction by means of germs.

gerocomynoun (n.) That part of medicine which treats of regimen for old people.

gerontocracynoun (n.) Government by old men.

geryadjective (a.) Changeable; fickle.

gestatoryadjective (a.) Pertaining to gestation or pregnancy.
 adjective (a.) Capable of being carried or worn.

gesticulatoryadjective (a.) Representing by, or belonging to, gestures.

gharrynoun (n.) Any wheeled cart or carriage.

ghostlyadjective (a.) Relating to the soul; not carnal or secular; spiritual; as, a ghostly confessor.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to apparitions.
 adverb (adv.) Spiritually; mystically.

ghostologynoun (n.) Ghost lore.

giantlyadjective (a.) Appropriate to a giant.

giantrynoun (n.) The race of giants.

gibbostitynoun (n.) The state of being gibbous or gibbose; gibbousness.

giffynoun (n.) See Jiffy.

gigantologynoun (n.) An account or description of giants.

gigantomachynoun (n.) A war of giants; especially, the fabulous war of the giants against heaven.

gigglyadjective (a.) Prone to giggling.

gillie gillynoun (n.) A boy or young man; a manservant; a male attendant, in the Scottish Highlands.

gipsynoun (n. a.) See Gypsy.

glabritynoun (n.) Smoothness; baldness.

gladiatoryadjective (a.) Gladiatorial.

gladlyadjective (a.) Preferably; by choice.
 adjective (a.) With pleasure; joyfully; cheerfully; eagerly.

glairyadjective (a.) Like glair, or partaking of its qualities; covered with glair; viscous and transparent; slimy.