Giles


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Giles

(dʒaɪlz)
n
1. (Biography) Saint. 7th century ad, Greek hermit in France; patron saint of cripples, beggars, and lepers. Feast day: Sept 1
2. (Biography) William Ernest Powell. 1835–97, Australian explorer, born in England. He was noted esp for his exploration of the western desert (1875–76)

Giles

(dʒaɪlz)

n.
Saint, 8th century A.D., Athenian hermit in France.
Translations
Jiljí
Ägidius
Aegidius
Aegidius
Idzi
Gillis

Giles

[dʒaɪlz] NGil
References in classic literature ?
Giles,' said a shorter man; who was by no means of a slim figure, and who was very pale in the face, and very polite: as frightened men frequently are.
Giles (who had the shortest wind of the party, as was encumbered with a pitchfork) most handsomely insisted on stopping, to make an apology for his hastiness of speech.
You may depend upon it,' said Giles, 'that that gate stopped the flow of the excitement.
He had recovered his usual pained impatient tone, and said that Captain Giles was there, back from a Solo Sea trip.
Any ship, for instance, bound on a trip to Palawan or somewhere that way would have Captain Giles on board, either in temporary command or "to assist the master.
Last, and not least important, Miss Giles sounded in my ears exactly like an assumed name.
However I may have altered my opinion on this point since, my mind was not in a condition at that time to admit the possible existence of any such individual as a maiden Giles.
365-427), whose exquisite allegory "The Peach Blossom Fountain" is quoted by Professor Giles in his `Chinese Literature'.
He quarrelled with one son, my brother Giles, and sent him to Australia on a small allowance.
Poor Giles was the same; and I think the atmosphere of coins might count in excuse for him; though he really did wrong and nearly went to prison.
Come, Flory," he said, and then, turning to the waiting Giles, "lead on.
They fell in single file: first the lackey, Giles, then Norman of Torn and last the fellow whom he had addressed as Flory bearing the object covered with a cloth.