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 Galimau’frey or Gallimau’frey (g hard).Gall of Bitterness (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gall and Wormwood.
 
Extremely disagreeable and annoying.   1
        “It was so much gall and wormwood to the family.”—Mrs. E. Lynn Linton.
 


 Galimau’frey or Gallimau’frey (g hard).Gall of Bitterness (The). 

 
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