Definition of Galls
1. Verb. (third-person singular of gall) ¹
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Definition of Galls
1. gall [v] - See also: gall
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Literary usage of Galls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"Mr. R. McLachlan has recently described two very interesting galls occurring on ... We know of no Lepidopterous galls that take on any such specialized ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The galls are gathered before the frost* •et in, and are exposed to steam to kill the insects.' Chinese galls examined by ..."
3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"galls vary remarkably in size and shape according to the species of their ... Many galls arc brightly coloured, as, for insta neo, the oak-leaf hairy galls ..."
4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"Nearly all of the galls formed on the vines grown from cuttings in the experiment just mentioned were more or less spherical in shape and developed below ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"They were first introduced ot internal structure galls differ considerably. Some are into Devonshire about the year 1847, had become common ..."
6. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"CHAPTER XXI galls galls may be defined as all abnormal tissues produced by ... The great majority of galls arise either through the growth of cells alone ..."
7. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1874)
"Bud-gall, different from all other galls known to me in this country ... It is to be regretted that the species of oak on which these galls were found -were ..."