Gall

  • 1 Gall — ist ein Familienname: Gall (Indianerhäuptling) ( 1840–1894), Kriegshäuptling der nordamerikanischen Hunkpapa Lakotas Bernd Erich Gall (* 1956), deutscher Maler und Konzeptkünstler Berthold R. Gall (* 1947), deutscher Politiker (CDU) Dorothee Gall …

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  • 2 Gall — (g[add]l), n.[OE. galle, gal, AS. gealla; akin to D. gal, OS. & OHG. galla, Icel. gall, SW. galla, Dan. galde, L. fel, Gr. ?, and prob. to E. yellow. [root]49. See {Yellow}, and cf. {Choler}] 1. (Physiol.) The bitter, alkaline, viscid fluid found …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Gall — (g[add]l), n. [F. galle, noix de galle, fr. L. galla.] (Zo[ o]l.) An excrescence of any form produced on any part of a plant by insects or their larvae. They are most commonly caused by small Hymenoptera and Diptera which puncture the bark and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 gall — gall·acetophenone; gall·anilide; gall; gall·ber·ry; mc·dou·gall; gall·anilid; gall·ing·ly; gall·ing·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 5 gall — ‘bile’ [12], and by metaphorical extension ‘bitterness’ and ‘effrontery’, was borrowed from Old Norse gall. It gets its name ultimately from its colour, for its prehistoric Germanic ancestor *gallam or *gallon (which also produced German galle… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 6 gall — ‘bile’ [12], and by metaphorical extension ‘bitterness’ and ‘effrontery’, was borrowed from Old Norse gall. It gets its name ultimately from its colour, for its prehistoric Germanic ancestor *gallam or *gallon (which also produced German galle… …

    Word origins

  • 7 Gall — Gall, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Galled} (g[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Galling}.] [OE. gallen; cf. F. galer to scratch, rub, gale scurf, scab, G. galle a disease in horses feet, an excrescence under the tongue of horses; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Gall}… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 gall — Ⅰ. gall [1] ► NOUN 1) bold and impudent behaviour. 2) bitterness or cruelty. 3) an animal s gall bladder. 4) archaic the contents of the gall bladder; bile. ORIGIN Old English. Ⅱ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Gall — (Franz Josef) (1758 1828) médecin allemand. Fondateur de la phrénologie, il étudia les fonctions du cerveau et leurs localisations. Gall (saint) (v. 550 645) moine irlandais. Venu évangéliser le continent, il résida en Haute Saône (France), puis… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 10 gall — [n] nerve, brashness acrimony, animosity, arrogance, bitterness, brass, brazenness, cheek*, chutzpah*, conceit, confidence, crust cynicism, effrontery, guts*, haughtiness, hostility, impertinence, impudence, insolence, malevolence, malice,… …

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  • 11 Gall — Gall, v. i. To scoff; to jeer. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Gall — Gall, n. A wound in the skin made by rubbing. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Gall — Gall, v. t. (Dyeing) To impregnate with a decoction of gallnuts. Ure. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Gall — Gall, 1) Nicolaus, s. Gallus; 2) G., geb. 1748 in Weil, war Katechet an der Normalschule in Wien, wurde 1778 k. k. Hofcaplan, 1779 Pfarrer in Burg Schleinitz, 1787 Domherr u. Scholarch der Metropolitankirche in Wien, 1788 Bischof in Linz u. st.… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 gall — [ gɔl ] verb transitive to make someone feel annoyed or angry, especially because something is not fair ╾ gall|ing adjective …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 gäll — • gäll, skarp, skärande, vass, högljudd, skränig, skrikig • skarp, skärande, vass • genomträngande, gäll, skrikande, skrikig, skärande …

    Svensk synonymlexikon

  • 17 gall — n effrontery, nerve, cheek, *temerity, hardihood, audacity gall vb chafe, excoriate, fret, *abrade Analogous words: *injure, hurt, harm, damage: *worry, harass …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 18 gall — gall1 [gôl] n. [ME galle < OE (Anglian) galla (WS gealla), akin to Ger galle < IE base * ĝhel , to shine, YELLOW > L fel, gall, Gr cholē, bile] 1. BILE (sense 1) 2. Archaic the gallbladder 3. something that is bitter or distasteful …

    English World dictionary

  • 19 gall — gall. См. цецидий. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 20 Gall — Gall. См. Чистящее средство. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов