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gilguy

[ gil-gahy ]
/ ˈgɪlˌgaɪ /
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noun
Nautical. a rope used as a temporary guy.
any device or object not specifically named; gadget.
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Origin of gilguy

First recorded in 1865–70; origin uncertain
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