We gied fire out o' the house, and now we've brocht it about us!
"I gied him hell," referring doubtless to the vanquished candidate.
They gied me a bonny creeshin as it was; but they wad hae dished me clean oot an it hadna been for him.
So I gied the man a clour, and he fell to the grund and didna get up.
I'll declare there never was a beggar passed either me or my door, that ever I saw, but I gied him something.
So he did that, and gied them his big turnip watch to play wi'.
The Crown had cast his eyes upon the case, thinken o' forfeiture by felony—but 'twas no such thing, and 'a gied it up, too.
But there was no answer; and I gied the head a shake, when, my conscience!
I spoke to her twice or thrice, and she gied a sort o' low, half cough, half hem!
And it was remarked by the sodgers that she gied but the ae skirl.
Of, in, or from the US armed forces, esp the Army; government issue: GI shoes/ His officious ways are very GI (WWI armed forces)
A member of the US armed forces, esp an enlisted Army soldier serving since or during World War II: The GIs fought furiously to hold Taejon (Armed forces)
To scrub and make trim: They GIed the barracks every Friday night (WWII Army)