- a hunting or fishing guide.
- a male attendant or personal servant to a Highland chieftain.
Origin of gillie
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How to use gillie in a sentence
Instantly, a gillie incongruously in a flower-seller's dress, she was on her feet and walking a little ahead.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
There have been anglers who, when the salmon was once on, handed him over to the gillie to play and land.Angling Sketches|Andrew Lang
Gillie Hill is the daughter of Evelyn Jones already interviewed and reported.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
The gillie put us across Loch Rannoch in the dusk of the next day, and gave us his opinion as to our best route.Kidnapped|Robert Louis Stevenson
We pile them in a heap for the gillie to collect as he comes along.Twenty-Six Years Reminiscences of Scotch Grouse Moors|William Alexander Adams