KJV Dictionary Definition: gall


GALL, n. Gr. probably from its color.

1. In the animal economy, the bile, a bitter, a yellowish green fluid, secreted in the glandular substance of the liver. It is glutinous or imperfectly fluid, like oil.

2. Any thing extremely bitter.

3. Rancor; malignity.

4. Anger; bitterness of mind.


GALL'ED, pp. See Gall, the verb. Having the skin or surface worn or torn by wearing or rubbing; fretted; teased;injured; vexed.


GALL'ING, ppr. See Gall, the verb.

1. Fretting the skin; excoriating.

2. Adapted to fret or chagrin; vexing.