- a lightweight, two-piece, usually white garment worn by barefooted martial-arts participants, consisting of loose-fitting pants and a wraparound jacket with cloth belt.
Origin of gi
1970–75; shortening of Japanese jūdō-gi jujitsu garb, equivalent to jūdō judo + -gi, combining form of ki to wear
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Examples from the Web for gie
We received messages from Europe that it's time to gie Iran a military threat.Closer to Settlers Than Reality
May 21, 2013
Gie me the kiss, mither, for a've been waitin' for ye, an' a'll sune be asleep.A Doctor of the Old School, Part 4
What hae ye ever dune to gie a body ony richt to believe in ye?
It's ta'en ae colour frae her a'ready, and begud to gie her anither!
“Gie me up my bannet, ye whelp,” said the coachman, angrily.
Of course, he got his trade—he had to gie him his trade after that.St. Cuthbert's
Robert E. Knowles
- a Scot word for give
- a loose-fitting white suit worn in judo, karate, and other martial artsa karate gi
from Japanese -gi costume, from ki to wear
- plural GIs or GI's a soldier in the US Army, esp an enlisted man
- conforming to US Army regulations; of standard government issue
C20: abbrev. of government issue
- glycaemic index
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