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[gal-ee-west] /ˈgæl iˈwɛst/

Informal. into a state of unconsciousness, confusion, or disarray (usually used in the phrase to knock galley-west).
Northern U.S. lopsided; cockeyed.
(slang, mainly US) into confusion, inaction, or unconsciousness (esp in the phrase knock (someone or something) galley-west)

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