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Definition of "gillie" [gil•lie]

  • Scots A professional fishing and hunting guide. See Regional Note at mozo. (noun)
  • A low-cut sports shoe with fringed laces. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gillie" in a sentence
  • "There's some really awesome camo patterns out there but when it comes to really erasing the human outline a gillie is the way to go."
  • "Here is a link to where I purchased my bow huntin 'gillie, for anyone interested."
  • "Borrow's life, for, soon after, when he first came among gypsy tents, and saw the long-haired woman with skin dark and swarthy like that of a toad, and a particularly evil expression, and when her husband threatened to baste the intruder with a ladle, the boy broke forth into what in Romany would be called a "gillie," or ditty, ending --"