Galwegian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Galwegian of or relating to or characteristic of the Scottish district of Galloway or its people
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Galwegian gal-wē′ji-an belonging to Galloway
    • n Galwegian a native thereof.—Also Gallowē′gian
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Usage

In literature:

I should not wonder if the Galwegian was too strong after all.
"The Young Step-Mother" by Charlotte M. Yonge
The Galwegian John o' the Scales was a more clever fellow than his prototype.
"Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
The Galwegians who attended David I. of Scotland to Custon Moor, had a favourite amusement of tossing infants upon their pikes!
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 14, Issue 401, November 28, 1829" by Various
The Galwegians made several unsuccessful attempts upon the English centre.
"An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707)" by Robert S. Rait
The Galwegians say that a Belfast firm has taken the mill, and that therefore its future success is assured.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
The explanations given by the Galwegian, confused and incongruous, carry no credit.
"The Headless Horseman" by Mayne Reid
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