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Definition of Gall sickness

Gall sickness
Gall Gall, 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. ? See Yellow, and cf. Choler] 1. (Physiol.) The bitter, alkaline, viscid fluid found in the gall bladder, beneath the liver. It consists of the secretion of the liver, or bile, mixed with that of the mucous membrane of the gall bladder. 2. The gall bladder. 3. Anything extremely bitter; bitterness; rancor. He hath . . . compassed me with gall and travail. --Lam. iii. 5. Comedy diverted without gall. --Dryden. 4. Impudence; brazen assurance. [Slang] Gall bladder (Anat.), the membranous sac, in which the bile, or gall, is stored up, as secreted by the liver; the cholecystis. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus. Gall duct, a duct which conveys bile, as the cystic duct, or the hepatic duct. Gall sickness, a remitting bilious fever in the Netherlands. --Dunglison. Gall of the earth (Bot.), an herbaceous composite plant with variously lobed and cleft leaves, usually the Prenanthes serpentaria.

Meaning of Gall sickness from wikipedia

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- species of midges include: Blephariceridae, net-winged midges Cecidomyiidae, gall midges Ceratopogonidae, biting midges (also known as no-see-ums or punkies[citation...
- coffee house owners, deaf people, deafness, dumbness, Fleury-sur-Loire, gall stones, hernias, illness, insanity, mental illness, mentally ill people,...
- and in surviving folklore also has a magical bridle for the cow. In the St Gall incantations, Goibniu is invoked against thorns (either literal or metaphorical):...
- as the biological vectors of trypanosomes, which cause human sleeping sickness and animal trypanosomiasis. Tsetse are multivoltine and long-lived, typically...
- these, Peter, reached Metz, but Rom**** at first being detained at St. Gall by sickness, afterwards obtained permission from the emperor to remain there. M****cripts...
- concluded the test results were not correct, but could not diagnose his sickness, so the fight went ahead as planned. The day after the fight Sanchez had...
- all-night events during which healers go into a trance in order to cure sickness. The illness can be physical or psychological for an individual or social...
- favourite in social circles where religion was not mentioned, but a severe sickness in 1821 removed her from these companions and led her to feel a need for...
- 3316502C. doi:10.1029/2006GL027084. Nonnotte, Philippe; Guillou, Hervé; Le Gall, Bernard; Benoit, Mathieu; Cotten, Joseph; Scaillet, Stéphane (2008). "New...
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