Definition Of gill

noun

a deep ravine, especially a wooded one.

After sampling the cheese, walk to the neighbouring village of Hardraw, which is Old English for ‘shepherd's dwelling ’, and view Hardraw Force where Hearne Beck plunges nearly 100 ft into the deep ghyll below.

a female ferret.

A female ferret is called a jill while a male is called a hob.

a unit of liquid measure, equal to a quarter of a pint.

The sets of weights were once the work tools of the county's pound police where they were used to measure the pounds, ounces, quarters and gills of an untold number of items.

a young woman; a sweetheart.

catch (a fish) in a gill net.


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Example Of gill

  • A female ferret is called a jill while a male is called a hob.

  • A small whole bass of anything up to about four pounds gets scaled when caught, gilled and gutted.

  • A tot is a sixth, a fifth, a quarter or a third of a gill of whisky.

  • After sampling the cheese, walk to the neighbouring village of Hardraw, which is Old English for ‘shepherd's dwelling ’, and view Hardraw Force where Hearne Beck plunges nearly 100 ft into the deep ghyll below.

  • Agaricus indicates a mushroom with gills , and bisporus refers to this variety's self-sufficiently needing no second mushroom to make little mushrooms.


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