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Words nearby gills
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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.
As soon as the oysters get plump and the gills "ruffle" add them to the hot milk.Civic League Cook Book|Anonymous
There, for example, is the polywogs tail, after he becomes a frogalso his gills.Natural Wonders|Edwin Tenney Brewster
Some of the most common of these parasites attach themselves to the gills of fishes.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
A pair of Moros went by, carrying a bamboo pole from which a dozen small sharks were suspended by the gills.The Pirates of Shan|Harold Leland Goodwin
In the specimens illustrated in Fig. 143 the gills are very irregular and many of them appear sinuate.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson
Idioms and Phrases with gills
see fed to the gills; green about the gills.