- a hunting or fishing guide.
- a male attendant or personal servant to a Highland chieftain.
Origin of gillie
How to use gillie in a sentence
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