Definition of Galliwasps
1. galliwasp [n] - See also: galliwasp
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Literary usage of Galliwasps
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Westward Ho!: The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh by Charles Kingsley (1855)
"... and then all, sitting on the sandy turf, defiant of galliwasps and jack-spaniards, and all the weapons of the insect host, partook of the equal banquet, ..."
2. Dampier's Voyages: Consisting of a New Voyage Round the World, a Supplement by William Dampier (1906)
"... Sloths, Armadillos, Tigre-Cats, Snakes of three sorts, galliwasps, Huge Spiders, Great Ants and their Nests. Rambling Ants, Humming Birds, Black- Birds, ..."
3. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"There are several American species of this family, most of which are popularly called " galliwasps," one of the beat known of which belongs to the genus ..."
4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"There are several American species of this family, most of which are popularly called " galliwasps," one of the best known of which belongs to the genus ..."