- a hunting or fishing guide.
- a male attendant or personal servant to a Highland chieftain.
Origin of gillie
Origin of ghillie
Examples from the Web for gillie
Historical Examples of gillie
There have been anglers who, when the salmon was once on, handed him over to the gillie to play and land.Angling Sketches
Gillie nodded, with his lips tightly compressed to check utterance.
The gem referred to was no other than our friend Gillie White.
As for the Captain, Gillie, and Lawrence, they had quite enough to do to look after themselves.
Captain Wopper laughed aloud at the question, and Gillie grinned.