Gill frame

(Flax Manuf.) a spreader; a machine for subjecting flax to the action of gills.

See also: Gill

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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After reaching a judgement, panel chair Andrew Coleman, registered member Gill Frame and lay member Bernadette Hatton recorded: "The panel has no doubt that Mr Perry's action of crossing professional boundaries for sexually motivated reasons have brought the reputation of the profession into disrepute." The report added: "Mr Perry has exhibited limited insight and almost no remorse.