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English definition of “gal”

gal

noun uk   /ɡæl/ us  

gal noun (GIRL)

[C] (plural gals) informal or humorous a woman or girl: You're just an old-fashioned gal, aren't you, honey!Kinds of womenMen and women

gal noun (UNIT OF MEASUREMENT)

(UK also gall) written abbreviation for gallonMeasurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volume
(Definition of gal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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