gall

Part of speech: verb

To render sore by friction; abrade; fret.

Part of speech: noun

An excrescence on plants, due to insects or to a fungus.

Part of speech: noun

An abrasion or excoriation.

Part of speech: noun

The bile; hence, bitter feeling; malignity.

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Usage examples "gall":

  1. Gall did not know. - "A Tale of a Lonely Parish", F. Marion Crawford.
  2. You have got a gall! - "McAllister and His Double", Arthur Train.
  3. Honest, with all that tiptoein' and whisperin' and serious looks bein' passed around, I didn't even have the gall to guy one of the new typewriter girls. - "Torchy", Sewell Ford.