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a variant spelling of gill3
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  • The ghyll was early astir, and in every nook and corner full of the buzz of gossip.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • He had come down the side of the ghyll, and had entered the house from behind.

  • There, before her, eye to eye with her once again, was the face she saw at the ghyll!

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • Then she told him what happened at the ghyll on Monday night.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • Since his father's death he has allowed the ghyll to go to wreck.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • I thought we might want a word or two before the meeting at the ghyll.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • And therewith he began to go down the side of a ghyll well bushed and treed, and somewhat steep, and Osberne followed him.

    The Sundering Flood William Morris
  • It's very likely she'll come to the ghyll with her husband, Reuben.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • Dern means seclusion, and two or three miles up this ghyll is a farm-house bearing the name of Dernbrook House.

  • All her relatives rode hard after them and came up with them in this ghyll.

    The Long Portage Harold Bindloss

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