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gall3 an abnormal swelling or growth on a plant, caused by an insect, injury, bacterium, or the like.
gallant courageous, spirited, or chivalrous. [7 definitions]
gallantry admirable courage. [3 definitions]
gallbladder a small muscular sac that is attached to the liver and that stores bile.
galleass a large, three-masted, heavily-armed fighting galley used in the Mediterranean in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
galleon a large three-masted sailing ship used esp. by the Spaniards in the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries.
gallery a long, narrow room, hallway, or promenade that is covered and open at one or both ends. [7 definitions]
galley a large, low ship of ancient and medieval times that was propelled by oars and sometimes by sails. [3 definitions]
galley proof a printer's proof taken from type in a galley to allow for correction of errors before final pages are assembled.
galley slave a slave or convict forced to work at an oar on a galley. [2 definitions]
gallfly any of various insects that deposit eggs in plant stems or tree bark causing the formation of galls in which the larvae feed.
Gallic of or pertaining to France or its people, culture, or the like; French.
gallic acid a clear, crystalline acid derived from tannin, used in photography and in inks and dyes.
Gallicism a French expression or idiom when adopted by another language. [2 definitions]
Gallicize (sometimes l.c.) to make or become like the French in character, thought, language, or the like.
gallimaufry a jumbled mixture; hodgepodge.
gallinacean a gallinaceous bird.
gallinaceous belonging to a variety of birds that nest on the ground, including turkeys, chickens, pheasants, and grouse.
galling causing vexation or irritation.
gallinule any of a variety of marsh birds characterized by long, webless toes and dark plumage.
galliot variant of galiot.