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gall -- as in: had the gall to
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Five minutes after, it was down; and we sailed under mizzen-tops’ls and to’gall’nt sails.
  • ’Take in two reefs in the tops’ls,’ cried the captain; ’let go the bowlin’s, haul the brace, lower the to’gall’nt sails, haul out the reef-tackles on the yards.’
  • A hundred writers since Socrates, Seneca, St. Augustine, and Gall, have made, in verse and prose, the comparison you have made, and yet I can well understand that a father’s sufferings may effect great changes in the mind of a son.

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  • She had the gall to ask for a raise.
  • all the greed and all the gall Is boiled away for once and all.
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

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