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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Galya, n. [LG., Du., and Dan. geleide (G. geleit), conveyance, escort, convoy.] Safe-conduct. — 1508 Reg. Privy S. I. 254/2.
Ane respitt and galya to Gregory Garth … , burges of the toun of Danskyn
This our special respitt and frely galya
1513 Ib. 380/2.
A galya maid to Lactente Altoviti, merchand of Florens

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