Noun(1) an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle(2) a skin sore caused by chafing(3) abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury(4) a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will(5) a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats(6) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
Verb(1) become or make sore by or as if by rubbing(2) irritate or vex
(1) In this paper, we report on how the formation of galls by the goldenrod gall fly has promoted a host shift and differentiation of the beetle Mordellistena convicta.(2) Raphael helped him to catch a fish, the heart, liver and gall of which were used by Tobias to drive away a demon and cure his father's blindness.(3) accept life's gall without blaming somebody else(4) he imagined Linda's gall as she found herself still married and not rich(5) Never once did she remind him that she was his prized assassin, the only female with enough gall to commit repetitive and senseless acts of violence.(6) Dried and sold as an aphrodisiac and cure-all in Asia, Russia, and North America, bear gall has long been treasure for poachers.(7) a single grub feeds on its gall for two years before emerging(8) And then, somebody had the unmitigated gall to shop those tapes around to media outlets in order to sell them to the highest bidder.(9) This boy obviously had a lot of gall , threatening and challenging him like this.(10) the bank had the gall to demand a fee(11) The Cape ivy gall fly, Parafreutreta regalis, lays eggs in the tips of stems, where vines and leaves would normally develop.(12) They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.(13) I mustered up enough gall to snatch the rose from his spinning fingers, toss it away, and interlace my fingers with his own.(14) You really have a lot of gall , Mackenzie, to come right up and say all these things.(15) gall flies(16) But, if his responses to past adversity are an accurate guide, long-term suffering will be felt only by those with gall enough to challenge the depth of his current supremacy.