galore

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From Irish go leor and Scottish Gaelic gu leòr, gu leòir ‎(enough, plenty), cf. Manx dy lhiooar, from Old Irish co, cu ‎(to, toward), from Proto-Celtic *kom ‎(with), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm ‎(next to, at, with, along) + Old Irish leor, dative of léir ‎(visible, perceptible, clear, distinct, clever, explicit, evident (older assiduous, earnest, careful, zealous)).

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galore ‎(not comparable)

  1. (postpositive) In abundance.
    After the shipwreck there was whisky galore to be had for the taking.

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