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nut·gall

(nŭt'gahl),
An excrescence on Quercus infectoria (family Fagaceae) and sometimes other species of Quercus (oak), caused by the deposit of the ova of a fly, Cynips gallae tinctorae; an astringent and styptic because of the tannin it contains.
Synonym(s): gall (3) , galla, oak apple

nutgall

(nŭt′gawl)
A growth on certain oak trees produced by insect eggs and larvae. Gallic and tannic acids are obtained from these growths.
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Galla held the position of Business Development Manager and Program Manager of RF/microwave components at Mercury Systems.
Gallas, who is 8-1 with Ladbrokes to skipper the side again this term, is best at 10-1 with Hills to score at any time this evening and 66-1 with Paddy Power to collect a red card.
He said: "The only difference between the situation with Ashley Cole and Gallas is that Arsenal have an offer to buy Cole and Chelsea do not have any offers to buy Gallas.
Asked how he thought Portugal would try to destabilise France, Gallas added: "I think they have the ability to destabilise teams with actions and little fouls and it's essential that we keep cool.
But of those three, with Boudewijn Zenden also arriving, it is Gallas who has made the biggest impression so far, forming a rock alongside Desailly at the heart of the defence, and has been widely regarded as a bargain buy.
Historically, Gallas reinvested to grow, improve and strengthen business through equipment acquisitions, facility improvements and training employees.
Gallas will join a select band of players who have turned out for Arsenal and Tottenham and the move is likely to be controversial with some fans of both north London rivals.
New Juve boss Luigi Del Neri wants Gallas, 32, and is ready to meet the player's demands for a two-year deal worth pounds 80,000 a week.
Defender Gallas was stripped of the captaincy and left out of Saturday's defeat at Manchester City.
Wenger had to decide whether to give Gallas the armband at Eastlands, with the website of respected magazine France Football last night suggesting the defender had lost it and is not travelling for the City clash.
WILLIAM GALLAS insists France can halt the Dutch bandwagon tonight.
ARSENE WENGER maintains it would be a "cheap excuse" to lay blame for Arsenal's failure to win the Premier League on captain William Gallas, but refused to confirm just who would lead the team next season.