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gill

Definitions by Oxford


[ɡɪl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the paired respiratory organ of fish and some amphibians, by which oxygen is extracted from water flowing over surfaces within or attached to the walls of the pharynx.

- the vertical plates arranged radially on the underside of mushrooms and many toadstools.

- the wattles or dewlap of a domestic fowl.


Phrases:
- green around the gills
- to the gills

Origin:
Middle English: from Old Norse


[ɡɪl], (Verb)

Definitions:
- gut or clean (a fish).

- catch (a fish) in a gill net.


Phrases:
- green around the gills
- to the gills

Origin:


[dʒɪl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a unit of liquid measure, equal to a quarter of a pint.


Phrases:

Origin:
Middle English: from Old French gille ‘measure or container for wine’, from late Latin gillo ‘water pot’


[ɡɪl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a deep ravine, especially a wooded one.

- a narrow mountain stream.


Phrases:

Origin:
Middle English: from Old Norse gil ‘deep glen’. The spelling ghyll was introduced by Wordsworth


[dʒɪl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a female ferret.

- a young woman.


Phrases:

Origin:
late Middle English: abbreviation of the given name Gillian







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