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Meaning of gall

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting
           or badly adjusted saddle [syn: {saddle sore}, {gall}]
      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 [syn:
         {resentment}, {bitterness}, {gall}, {rancor}, {rancour}]
      5: a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the
         gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats [syn: {bile},
      6: the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take
         liberties [syn: {crust}, {gall}, {impertinence}, {impudence},
         {insolence}, {cheekiness}, {freshness}]
      v 1: become or make sore by or as if by rubbing [syn: {chafe},
           {gall}, {fret}]
      2: irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit" [syn:
         {gall}, {irk}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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