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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)
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Giles

(dʒaɪlz)

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

Giles

[dʒaɪlz] NGil
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'"We're dead men, I think, Brittles," I says,' continued Giles;
Giles, nodding his head, approvingly; 'from a woman, nothing else was to be expected.
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." It was said that he had a retaining fee from a wealthy firm of Chinese steamship owners, in view of such services.
Last, and not least important, Miss Giles sounded in my ears exactly like an assumed name.
Was there ever any woman absolutely and literally named Miss Giles? 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'.
Giles's, to search for contraband goods, and the mob fired on the musketeers, and the musketeers fired on the mob, and nobody thought any of these occurrences much out of the common way.
They went up Parliament Street, past Saint Martin's church, and away by Saint Giles's to Tottenham Court Road, at the back of which, upon the western side, was then a place called the Green Lanes.
He quarrelled with one son, my brother Giles, and sent him to Australia on a small allowance.
Giles's Church, London, under the direction of a drunken cripple, who was a convicted thief, and an incorrigible vagrant.
Come with Giles. He has my instructions to lead thee secretly to where I be.