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gie1

[gee] /gi/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), gied, gied or gien
[geen] /gin/ (Show IPA),
gieing. Chiefly Scot.
1.
give.

gie2

[gee] /gi/
noun
1.
gi.

gi

[gee] /gi/
noun
1.
a lightweight, two-piece, usually white garment worn by barefooted martial-arts participants, consisting of loose-fitting pants and a wraparound jacket with cloth belt.
Also, gie.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; shortening of Japanese jūdō-gi jujitsu garb, equivalent to jūdō judo + -gi, combining form of ki to wear
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British Dictionary definitions for gies

gi1

/ɡiː/
noun
1.
a loose-fitting white suit worn in judo, karate, and other martial arts: a karate gi
Word Origin
from Japanese -gi costume, from ki to wear

gi2

abbreviation
1.
Gibraltar

Gi

abbreviation
1.
gilbert

GI1

noun (US, informal)
1.
(pl) GIs, GI's. a soldier in the US Army, esp an enlisted man
adjective
2.
conforming to US Army regulations; of standard government issue
Word Origin
C20: abbrev. of government issue

GI2

abbreviation
1.
gastrointestinal
2.
glycaemic index

gie

/ɡiː/
verb
1.
a Scot word for give
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gies in Medicine

GI abbr.

  1. gastrointestinal

  2. Gingival Index

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Slang definitions & phrases for gies

GI

adjective

Of, in, or from the US armed forces, esp the Army; government issue: GI shoes/ His officious ways are very GI (WWI armed forces)

noun

A member of the US armed forces, esp an enlisted Army soldier serving since or during World War II: The GIs fought furiously to hold Taejon (Armed forces)

verb

To scrub and make trim: They GIed the barracks every Friday night (WWII Army)

Related Terms

gi party, the gis


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Related Abbreviations for gies

gi

gill

GI

  1. galvanized iron
  2. gastrointestinal
  3. general issue
  4. glycemic index
  5. Government Issue
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Encyclopedia Article for gies

gi

in measurement, unit of volume in the British Imperial and United States Customary systems. It is used almost exclusively for the measurement of liquids. Although its capacity has varied with time and location, in the United States it is defined as half a cup, or four U.S. fluid ounces, which equals 7.219 cubic inches, or 118.29 cubic cm; in Great Britain the gill is five British fluid ounces, which equals 8.669 cubic inches, one-fourth pint, or 142.07 cubic cm.

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