- a hunting or fishing guide.
- a male attendant or personal servant to a Highland chieftain.
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Origin of gillie
Example sentences from the Web for gillie
Not in the case of Isabel Gillies as she recounts in her new memoir, 'A Year and Six Seconds.'
Gillies is a born-memoirist, both candid and hilarious, and her heartbreak and struggle for love is our gain.
“I just want to do what I love and if fame comes along with that so be it,” Gillies said.
A hit show and a gorgeous voice—you can admire Elizabeth Gillies, but try not to be, you know, jealous.
The prolonged and doubtful struggle naturally wearied out the patience of the non-combatants behind Gillies Hill.
The non-combatants retired behind the hill in the rear, afterwards named from them the Gillies' (that is, Servants') Hill.
The ballast-tanks were found to be leaking and Gillies had considerable trouble in making them watertight.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
When I was leevin' as an under gairdener wi' a laird i' Argyleshire I was aye aboot the kennels wi' the gillies.Greyfriars Bobby|Eleanor Atkinson
Gillies brought him in an account for many other repairs on the pavement of the kitchen.Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume II (of 2)|John Hill Burton