gall (v.) Old form(s): gall'd , gaul
injure, harm, wound
2H4 IV.i.89[Westmorland to Archbishop] Wherein have you been galled by the King?
H5 I.ii.151[King Henry to Canterbury, of attacks by the Scots] Galling the gleaned land with hot assays
H8 III.ii.207[Wolsey alone, of King Henry] So looks the chafed lion / Upon the daring huntsman that has galled him
Ham I.iii.39[Laertes to Ophelia] The canker galls the infants of the spring / Too oft before their buttons be disclosed
KJ IV.iii.94[Salisbury to Bastard] Stand by, or I shall gall you
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