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gills

noun , plural of gill

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a female romantic companion
  • every Jack must have his Gill
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gills

noun , plural of gill, British

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1 a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage
  • a narrow gill in the Cumbrian Mountains of the Lake District
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canyons (also cañons), cols, couloirs, defiles, flumes, gaps, gorges, gulches, gulfs, kloofs [South African], linns [chiefly Scottish], notches, passes, ravines, saddles

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2 a natural body of running water smaller than a river
  • a narrow but surprisingly deep gill runs the length of the rocky gorge
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becks [British], bourns (or bournes), brooks, brooklets, burns [British], creeks, rills, rivulets, runs [chiefly Midland], runlets, runnels, streamlets

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