From Middle English gol, from Old English *gāl, suggested by its derivatives Old English gǣlan, and hyġegǣls, hyġegǣlsa. Possibly cognate with Lithuanian gãlas, Latvian gals, Old Prussian gallan, Albanian ngalem, ngel.
Modern English dictionary
Explore and search massive catalog of over 900,000 word meanings.
Word of the Day
Get a curated memorable word every day.
Level up your vocabulary by setting personal goals.