[gal-oh-glas, -glahs] /ˈgæl oʊˌglæs, -ˌglɑs/

noun, Irish History.
a follower and supporter of or a soldier owing allegiance to an Irish chief.
a heavily armed mercenary soldier, originally Hebridean (Gaelic-Norse), maintained by Irish and some other Celtic chiefs from about 1235 to the 16th century


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