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Multiple Meanings
gall — as in:  had the gall to

She had the gall to ask for a raise.
impertinence or impudence (rude and bold)

Less commonly today, but commonly in classic literature, gall may refer to a feeling of deep bitterness, anger, or frustration as in "nothing is more galling than..."  It also has a specialized meaning referencing a swollen part of a tree, or a skin sore that is caused by rubbing. Finally, gall can reference bile.
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