gall (v.) Old form(s): gall'd, galles , gaule
vex, annoy, irritate
1H4 I.iii.226[Hotspur to Northumberland and Worcester] All studies here I solemnly defy, / Save how to gall and pinch this Bolingbroke
2H4 I.ii.232[Falstaff to himself, of young limbs and lechery] the gout galls the one, and the pox pinches the other
Cor II.iii.194[Sicinius to Citizens, of their approach to Coriolanus] it would have galled his surly nature
MM I.iii.36[Duke to Friar Thomas, of the people] 'Twould be my tyranny to strike and gall them
MM II.ii.102[Angelo to Isabella] I pity those I do not know, / Which a dismissed offence would after gall
Oth I.i.149[Iago to Roderigo, of the events affecting Othello] this may gall him with some check
Oth I.iii.214[Brabantio to all] These sentences, to sugar or to gall / Being strong on both sides, are equivocal [or: (n.) sense 1]
Oth II.i.97[Cassio to Iago] Let it not gall your patience ... / That I extend my manners
WT I.ii.316[Leontes to Camillo] who mayst see ... / How I am galled