Federal courthouses are backlogged and stuffed to the gills as it is.
Meant to capture fish by the gills (hence the name), they snare anything from sea turtles to dolphins.
They seem, in fact, like cranky, petulant children, coked to the gills.
Our lovely hotel perched on top a steep hill overlooking the mountains was also packed to the gills.
A stem is equal when it is of uniform thickness, gills when they are of equal length.
In addition to this, there is a membrane in the mouth which can be inflated through the gills.
Differs from E. clypeatum in hollow stem and entire edge of gills.
The gills are not nearly so crowded as they are in the two other species.
The plants are large and stout, white throughout, the milk white and excessively acrid; gills decurrent, unequal and narrow.
The annulus is not persistent, and the gills are crowded and notched.
"organ of breathing in fishes," early 14c., of unknown origin, perhaps from a Scandinavian source, e.g. Old Norse giolnar which perhaps means "gills;" Old Danish -gæln (in fiske-gæln "fish gill"). Related: Gills.
liquid measure (commonly a half-pint), late 13c., from Old French gille, a wine measure, and directly from Medieval Latin gillo "earthenware jar," of uncertain origin.