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Meaning of "gillie" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GILLIE

From Scottish Gaelic gille boy, servant.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GILLIE

gillie  [ˈɡɪlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GILLIE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gillie is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GILLIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gillie

Ghillie or gillie is a Scots term that refers to a man or a boy who acts as an attendant on a fishing, fly fishing, hunting, or deer stalking expedition, primarily in the Highlands or on a river such as the River Spey. In origin it referred especially to someone who attended on his employer or guests. A ghillie may also serve as a gamekeeper employed by a landowner to prevent poaching on his lands, control unwelcome natural predators such as fox or otter and monitor the health of the wildlife.

Definition of gillie in the English dictionary

The definition of gillie in the dictionary is an attendant or guide for hunting or fishing. Other definition of gillie is a Highland chieftain's male attendant or personal servant.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GILLIE


baggily
ˈbæɡɪlɪ
craggily
ˈkræɡɪlɪ
foggily
ˈfɒɡɪlɪ
fuggily
ˈfʌɡɪlɪ
ghillie
ˈɡɪlɪ
gilly
ˈɡɪlɪ
groggily
ˈɡrɒɡɪlɪ
logily
ˈləʊɡɪlɪ
muggily
ˈmʌɡɪlɪ
narghile
ˈnɑːɡɪlɪ
nargileh
ˈnɑːɡɪlɪ
plaguily
ˈpleɪɡɪlɪ
scraggily
ˈskræɡɪlɪ
scungilli
skʌnˈɡɪlɪ
shaggily
ˈʃæɡɪlɪ
soggily
ˈsɒɡɪlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GILLIE

gill-less
gill-like
Gillard
gillaroo
giller
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
Gilles de Retz
Gillespie
gillet
gillflirt
gillies
gilliflower
Gillingham
gillion
gillnet
gillnetter
gillravage
gillravitch
Gillray
gills

WORDS THAT END LIKE GILLIE

Baillie
bearded collie
Border collie
capercaillie
challie
collie
guidwillie
Holy Willie
millie
nellie
nervous Nellie
ollie
pillie
ramillie
rough collie
skollie
sticky willie
taillie
tollie
willie

Synonyms and antonyms of gillie in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gillie» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GILLIE

Find out the translation of gillie to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gillie from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gillie» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

吉利
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gillie
570 millions of speakers

English

gillie
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मछूए का सहायक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غيلي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гилли
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gillie
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

gillie
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gillie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gillie
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gillie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギリー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

길리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gillie
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đi theo người đi săn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உடன் செல்பவன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिलेटि
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

av uşağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gillie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gillie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гіллі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gillie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gillie
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gillie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gillie
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gillie
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gillie

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GILLIE»

The term «gillie» is regularly used and occupies the 84.608 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GILLIE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gillie

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILLIE»

Discover the use of gillie in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gillie and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Reflective Practice: Writing and Professional Development
New to this edition are: A chapter presenting different ways of undertaking and facilitating reflective practice Further international coverage, including material from Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Gillie Bolton, 2010
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The Therapeutic Potential of Creative Writing: Writing Myself
Suitable both for health-care professionals who wish to implement therapeutic writing with their patients, and for those wishing to start writing creatively in order to help themselves, The Therapeutic Potential of Creative Writing provides ...
Gillie Bolton, 1999
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Cancer
This book provides an overview of cancer, describing what it is, what the various forms are that it takes, what it is like to live with this disease, and some of the available treatments.
Oliver Gillie, 2004
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Write Yourself: Creative Writing and Personal Development
This book will be an invaluable resource for professionals working across the health, social care and caring professions, arts therapists and for everyone interested in the therapeutic qualities of creative writing.
Gillie Bolton, 2011
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Sickle Cell Disease
Presents information on sickle cell anemia and how to keep it under control, what research has been done, and what it is like to live with the disease.
Oliver Gillie, 2004
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Movements in English Literature
Discussions of Henry James, H. G. Wells, Joseph Conrad, D. H. Lawrence, W. B. Yeats, and T. S. Eliot illustrate modern literary trends
Gillie, 1975
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Reflective Writing in Counselling and Psychotherapy
If the answer is 'yes', this book will provide you with a straightforward route in, telling you all you need to know about writing reflectively for your own personal and professional development.
Jeannie Wright, Gillie Bolton, 2012
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A history of American amateur athletics and aquatics: with ...
30 sec G. Bruce Gillie, New York City, May 11, 1878 63 Miles — England, 11 h. 47 min. 13 sec A. W. Sinclair, London, August 26, 1881 America, 12 h. 27 min. 40 sec G. Bruce Gillie, New York City, May I1, 1878 64 Miles — England, 11 h.
‎1888
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New Scientist
Who do you think you are? by Oliver Gillie Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, £4-95 Dr Oliver Gillie is the energetic and highly proficient medical correspondent of the Sunday Times. He is also something of a propagandist. His book, Who Do You Think ...
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Congressional edition
Have you ever had any appeals on that ground, Mr. Gillie, of men being discharged for being agitators or anarchists or Socialists? Mr. Gillie. We had one general appeal that was made by a committee from the union for discharges of a number ...
United States. Congress, 1916

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILLIE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gillie is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bield residents get glammed up at new pamper room
Bield's Gillie Court Care Home in Dunfermline held a relaxing pamper day for residents, giving them a variety of indulgent treatments to ... «Scottish Housing News, Jul 15»
2
Landmark Ketron Island estate sells to Lacey couple.
Landmark Ketron Island estate sells to Lacey couple. By John Gillie. Staff writerJuly 12, 2015 Updated 10 hours ago. 2015-07-12T20:38:33Z. By John Gillie. «TheNewsTribune.com, Jul 15»
3
Youngster Michael Melnik with the new, $10000 sculpture that has …
Mayor Sandra Mayer said the sculpture, titled Crab Riders and made by Gillie and Marc, brought together two of Frankston's great attractions ... «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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27 of NYC's Best Vegetarian and Vegan Friendly Restaurants
Photos courtesy of timeout.com, Gillie Houston, The Cinnamon Snail, Jessica Sowards, George Lin, Sue Tran, Instagram @veganeatsnyc, ... «Yahoo Food, Jul 15»
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The crowd: Voices from the 10000 who watched the flag come down …
“A minority Republican woman did it,” Gillie said. “I don't always agree with the way she runs the government, but she made a difference in their ... «The State, Jul 15»
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Blacksburg Restaurant Week offers special deals
Gillie's ? $2.50 off of soup + salad OR soup + sandwich combo. Mellow Mushroom ? Free appetizer with purchase of large specialty pizza ... «WDBJ7, Jul 15»
7
Launch night for Oxjam
On the bill are Eleri Angharad, The Adventures of Bert and Henry, Mellt and Son of One Eye will be joined by Gillie Ione as a special guest. «Carmarthen Journal, Jul 15»
8
South of Scotland vaulters go global
... of Shannon Purves, Charlie Lochhead, Emma Counsell, Aimee Gillie, Henry Johnston Smith, Elsa Hibbert and Minta Younger training hard. «The Southern Reporter, Jul 15»
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The ports of Tacoma and Seattle planned to form alliance as early …
The ports of Tacoma and Seattle planned to form alliance as early as 2013. By John Gillie. Staff writerJuly 9, 2015. 2015-07-09T22:36:02Z. By John Gillie. «The Olympian, Jul 15»
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Couple leaves record donation to Community Services
Farris, who served as the executor of Gillie's estate when she died in 2013, said Gillie's wishes were to donate everything to local charities. «Central Kentucky News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gillie [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gillie>. Mar 2021 ».
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