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yill

[yil] /yɪl/
noun, Scot.
1.
ale.
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  • A party of brightly-dressed yill moved toward the entrance doors.

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  • The first yill stepped back and placed his hands on top of his head.

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  • We seek only a reasonable division of spheres of influence with the yill.

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  • P'Toi, the yill interpreter, came forward, gestured to a small door.

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  • As he stepped to it, a yill thrust himself ahead and hesitated.

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  • Some of the yill at the table were in plain gray, others in black.

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  • The yill servant rolled his eyes, dribbled more of the soup into the bowl.

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  • The yill, Retief noticed suddenly, were sitting silent, watching.

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  • Retief stood, the yill topping his six foot three by an inch.

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  • The gray-skinned yill guide who had met the arriving embassy at the foot of the ramp hurried away.

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