Definition: bitterness of feeling; nerve; effrontery;
Definition: bitterness of feeling; nerve; effrontery;
Sentences Containing 'gall'
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.'''
Such facts as the complex and extraordinary out growths which variably follow from the insertion of a minute drop of poison by a gall-producing insect, shows us what singular modifications might result in the case of plants from a chemical change in the nature of the sap.
We see this even in so trifling a fact as that the same poison often similarly affects plants and animals; or that the poison secreted by the gall-fly produces monstrous growths on the wild rose or oak-tree.
Within an ace of being Count was he, And would have been but for the spite and gall Of this vile age, mean and illiberal, That cannot even let a donkey be.
His employment, from his first coming into the academy, was an operation to reduce human excrement to its original food, by separating the several parts, removing the tincture which it receives from the gall, making the odour exhale, and scumming off the saliva.
Such an enterprise would seem almost as hopeful as for Lavater to have scrutinized the wrinkles on the Rock of Gibraltar, or for Gall to have mounted a ladder and manipulated the Dome of the Pantheon.
Nor have Gall and his disciple Spurzheim failed to throw out some hints touching the phrenological characteristics of other beings than man.
Other species of adelgids also infest fir trees, those include the pine bark adelgid, the Cooley spruce gall adelgid ("Adelges cooleyi"), and the Eastern spruce gall adelgid.
Douglas-firs are most vulnerable to the Cooley spruce gall adelgid.
The true firs are most susceptible to insects such as the Balsam gall midge ("Paradiplosis tumifex"), and the Balsam twig aphid.
Species of spruce trees face assault from insects such as the White pine weevil ("Pissodes strobi"), Cooley spruce gall adelgid, and the Pine needle scale ("Chionaspis pinifoliae").
He is married with three children, and is brother-in-law of former bandmate Greg Gall.
Gall Gospel Book, and the Book of Armagh.
From 1995 to 1997, Bland, along with Sonny Thompson, recorded and played live with French Pop star France Gall -- they appear on one studio album and two live albums.
Totmianina / Marinin dominated world competition from that point onward. In December 2005, Totmianina was hospitalized with a gall bladder problem.
Windy Arbour is surrounded by several housing estates including Columbanus - which consists of St Columbanus Road, Place and Avenue; and St Gall's Gardens(North and South; Mulvey Park; Olivemount Grove and Terrace; St Luke's Crescent; Churchfields; Highfield Park, Annaville Park, Annaville Residence and Frankfort Park.
Streptokinase may find a use in helping to prevent postoperative adhesions, a common complication of surgery, especially abdominal surgery (appendectomy, gall stones, hysterectomy, etc.) One study using animal models (rats) found that when used with a PHBV membrane drug-delivery system, it was 90 percent effective in preventing adhesions.
The light was built by John Clarkson (engineer); Kermack and Gall built the tower, while Smith and Stevenson installed the oil lantern which was first lit on 11 August 1797.
The gall bladder of the Bengal slow loris has historically been used to make ink for tattoos by the village elders in Pursat and Koh Kong Provinces of Cambodia.
Gall, Switzerland, for Mickey and Minnie Mouse handkerchiefs.
Punt dal Gall is an arch dam located in Livigno valley, 10.5 km northwest of the Italian town of Livigno. It lies at the border between the Italian region of Lombardy and the Swiss canton of Grisons.
Gall Gospel Book is a medieval insular Gospel Book.
Nitronic alloys made by selective alloying with manganese and nitrogen may have a reduced tendency to gall.
Produced by Mountain Road Productions the series follows the trials and tribulations of stand-up comedian, actor, and first-time homeowner Brigitte Gall, as she renovates a turn-of-the-century home in the city.
Prior to hosting "Me, My House, and I" with Brigitte Gall, Brigitte had the enviable job of hosting 52 episodes of The World’s Greatest Spas, seen on W Network in Canada, Discovery Channel (US)/Latin America, and in 85 other countries.
Near the petiole, the host plant forms a gall, creating a sheltered site for the larva to overwinter.
After hibernation, the larva chews itself out of the gall and pupates on the leaf in a parchment-like cocoon.
Gall, which exerted a great influence on the area.
Gall had established their power in the land later called Appenzell, which, too, became thoroughly Teutonized, its early inhabitants having probably been Romanized Raetians.
Gall and in response they were excommunicated by the Bishop of Constance.
Gall, and a movement to closer relationships with the Confederation.
From 1798 to 1803 Appenzell, with the other domains of the abbot of St Gall, was formed into the canton of Säntis of the Helvetic Republic, but in 1803, on the creation of the new canton of St.
Gall, shrank back within its former boundaries.
Jesse later calls Jacob and he says that is just a minor gall bladder surgery and he explicitly told Cass not to come.
Aikawa died of acute gall bladder inflammation in 1967.
CCK also causes the increased production of hepatic bile, and stimulates the contraction of the gall bladder and the relaxation of the Sphincter of Oddi (Glisson's sphincter), resulting in the delivery of bile into the duodenal part of the small intestine.
In the fall of 2012, Henry was diagnosed with gall bladder cancer.
In February, Glover signed Carlisle United striker Kevin Gall on loan.
The incidence of gall bladder cancer is increasing in China as well as north central India.
If gall bladder cancer is diagnosed after cholecystectomy for stone disease (incidental cancer), reoperation to remove part of liver and lymph nodes is required in most cases.
Flukes of the family are localized in liver, gall bladder, and the intestine.
Alan pulls out a gall bladder and swallows it, but regurgitates it.
Monterey pine is affected by two endemic pests and diseases; western gall rusts and engraver beetles.
Commonly prescribed supplements include a daily multivitamin, calcium citrate, and the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Because gallstones are a common complication of rapid weight loss following any type of weight loss surgery, some surgeons may remove the gall bladder as a preventative measure during the DS or the RNY.
Gall, Venezuelan places and musicians, and other topics in the "New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians" (both the 1980 edition and the 2001 edition).
Among the important sculptural works of the period are the ivory carvings at the monastery of Saint Gall.
Both the bears had their gall bladders removed, most likely to be sold and used as medicine in Asia.
Gall) and Oberegg (Appenzell Inner Rhodes).
After several generations a group of mixed Irish and Norse ethnic background arose, the "Gall-Gaels", '("Gall" being the Old Irish word for foreign).
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projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)