gallet

noun
gal·let
variants: or less commonly galet \ˈgalə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of gallet 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a chip of stone : spall

variants: or less commonly galet \" \
also -ed/-ing/-s

Definition of gallet (Entry 2 of 2)

: to fill in the fresh mortar joints of (rubble masonry) with gallets

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History and Etymology for gallet

Noun

French galet pebble, from Middle French, from Old French, diminutive of gal, probably of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish gall stone pillar

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