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gil·lie

also ghil·lie  (gĭl′ē)
n. pl. gil·lies
1. Scots A professional fishing and hunting guide.
2. A shoe with crisscrossed laces and no tongue, especially a low-cut, soft shoe used in dancing.

[Scottish Gaelic gille, boy, servant, from Old Irish gilla, from gildae.]

gillie

(ˈɡɪlɪ) ,

ghillie

or

gilly

n, pl -lies
1. (Hunting) an attendant or guide for hunting or fishing
2. (Hunting) (formerly) a Highland chieftain's male attendant or personal servant
[C17: from Scottish Gaelic gille boy, servant]

gil•lie

(ˈgɪl i)

n.
1. Scot.
a. a hunting or fishing guide.
b. a male attendant or personal servant to a Highland chieftain.
2. a low-cut, tongueless oxford shoe with loops instead of eyelets for the laces.
[1590–1600; < Scottish Gaelic gille lad, servant]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gillie - a young male attendant on a Scottish Highlander chiefgillie - a young male attendant on a Scottish Highlander chief
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
2.gillie - a shoe without a tongue and with decorative lacing up the instep
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Translations

gillie

[ˈgɪlɪ] N (Scot)
1. (Hunting) → ayudante mf de cazador or pescador
2. (o.f.) (= attendant) → criado m

gillie

n (Scot) → Jagdaufseher(in) m(f)
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