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ghyll

noun
  1. a variant spelling of gill 3
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Historical Examples

  • He had come down the side of the ghyll, and had entered the house from behind.

    The Shadow of a Crime

    Hall Caine

  • See, there they are—there beyond the ghyll on the mere side of yon big bowder.

  • It's very likely she'll come to the Ghyll with her husband, Reuben.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • "Greta, they have sent for you from the Ghyll," said the parson, as she entered.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • The Ghyll was early astir, and in every nook and corner full of the buzz of gossip.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine