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Our lovely hotel perched on top a steep hill overlooking the mountains was also packed to the gills.For Ukrainians on Holiday, the Carpathians Are the New Crimea|Vijai Maheshwari|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meant to capture fish by the gills (hence the name), they snare anything from sea turtles to dolphins.New Report Reveals U.S. Fisheries Killing Thousands of Protected and Endangered Species|Abby Haglage|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They seem, in fact, like cranky, petulant children, coked to the gills.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band|Grover Lewis|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Federal courthouses are backlogged and stuffed to the gills as it is.The Biggest Lie of All|Michael Tomasky|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He turned kind of white around the gills when he first felt the halter around his neck, and then braced up and not a whimper.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Some of them even are vegetarians—which is rare among fish—and their gills are smaller and stouter.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The outer layer of the body serves this purpose in very simple animals; gills or lungs are developed in more complex animals.
They breathe by means of gills, delicate organs fitted for taking oxygen out of the water.
In the earlier stages of their development they take oxygen into the blood by means of gills.
Other Idioms and Phrases with gills
see fed to the gills; green about the gills.