Definition of gillie
1 : a male attendant on a Scottish Highland chief; broadly : attendant
2 chiefly Scotland and Ireland : a fishing and hunting guide
3 : a shoe with a low top and decorative lacing
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Gillies added as his voice wavered and his eyes welled with tears.
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Origin and Etymology of gillie
Scottish Gaelic gille & Irish giolla youth, gillie
First Known Use: 1705See Words from the same year
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