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gall
used in Henry VIII

2 uses
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Definition
impertinence or impudence (rude and bold)
  • So looks the chafed lion Upon the daring huntsman that has gall'd him; Then makes him nothing.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (46% in)
  • Sir, I am thankful to you; and I'll go along By your prescription; but this top-proud fellow, Whom from the flow of gall I name not, but From sincere motions, by intelligence, And proofs as clear as founts in July when We see each grain of gravel, I do know To be corrupt and treasonous.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — London. An ante-chamber in the palace (71% in)

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