variant spelling of gillie

: a male attendant on a Scottish Highland chief
broadly : attendant
chiefly Scotland and Ireland : a fishing and hunting guide
: a shoe with a low top and decorative lacing

Examples of ghillie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both the red squirrel and the ghillie are featured on the bottle called The River Spey. Matthew Kronsberg,, 17 Feb. 2021

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“Ghillie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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