gill[ gil ]SEE DEFINITION OF gill
Synonyms for gill
- fly trap
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GILL
Mr. Gill had the house for eight years, and was the last landlord.
Was it the backwater of my disgrace, I wonder, that has overwhelmed poor Gill?'
The injury was too grave: Gill's life, as the doctor's certificate will prove, was in danger.
Had she really leased the Barn to this man Gill: and if so, for what term?
Boil half-a-pound of lump sugar in a gill of water until melted.
Nor could they collect in the canteen even a gill of water to take with them.
A gill of cold-drawn castor-oil, added to the above, would be beneficial.
Mr. Gill describes one of these houses which was used as a residence.
They are chiefly caught on Lake Huron with gill nets and hooks.
They are caught in seines, gill nets, trap nets, and with spears; never with hooks.
"organ of breathing in fishes," early 14c., of unknown origin, perhaps from a Scandinavian source, e.g. Old Norse giolnar which perhaps means "gills;" Old Danish -gæln (in fiske-gæln "fish gill"). Related: Gills.