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oak gall

noun
1.
any of various rounded galls produced on oaks, especially the horned oak gall.
Also called oak apple.
Origin of oak gall
1760-1770
First recorded in 1760-70
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  • We then saw that the hammering had made it into a firm brown ball nearly as large as an oak gall.

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