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Definitions of galena

  1. A remedy or antidose for poison; theriaca. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Lead sulphide; the principal ore of lead. It is of a bluish gray color and metallic luster, and is cubic in crystallization and cleavage. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Lead ore; lead sulphide. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Native sulphuret of lead. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. A common ore of lead. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Sulphide of lead, so called from its supposed power to allay disease. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for galena

  1. Life insurance mostly, I believe; had two offices, one in Ophir and one at Galena and has also done some private loan business. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  2. Governor Yates and some of his staff, together with E. B. Washburn, then a member of Congress from the Galena District, were with General Logan. – The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher