Water gall

Related to Water gall: waterfall

Wa´ter gall`

1.A cavity made in the earth by a torrent of water; a washout.
2.A watery appearance in the sky, accompanying the rainbow; a secondary or broken rainbow.
These water galls, in her dim element,
Foretell new storms to those already spent.
- Shak.
False good news are [is] always produced by true good, like the water gall by the rainbow.
- Walpole.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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