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gill



Pronunciation: (gil), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gill.html on line 85 [key]
n.
1. the respiratory organ of aquatic animals, as fish, that breathe oxygen dissolved in water.
2. Also called lamella. one of the radiating vertical plates on the underside of the cap of an agaric mushroom. See diag. under mushroom.
3. See ground ivy.
4. green or white around the gills, somewhat pale, as from being sickly, nervous, or frightened: When he heard how much the bill was, he looked a little green around the gills.
5. to the gills, Informal.fully; completely; totally: After that big meal we were all stuffed to the gills.

v.t.
1. to catch (fish) by the gills in a gill net.
2. to gut or clean (fish).

gill



Pronunciation: (jil), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gill.html on line 153 [key]
n.
a unit of liquid measure equal to ¼ pint (118.2937 ml).

gill



Pronunciation: (gil), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gill.html on line 167 [key]
n. Brit.
1. a deep rocky cleft or wooded ravine forming the course of a stream.
2. a stream; brook; rivulet.

gill



Pronunciation: (jil), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gill.html on line 188 [key]
n.
a girl or young woman; sweetheart.

gill



Pronunciation: (gil), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gill.html on line 202 [key] Textiles.

n.
a faller used in the combing process, generally for only the highest-quality fibers.

v.t.
to comb (fibers) with a gill.

Gill



Pronunciation: (gil for 1; jil for 2), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gill.html on line 227 [key]
n.
1. a male given name.
2. a female given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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