gilly

1 [gil-ee]
noun, plural gillies. Scot.
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gilly

2 [gil-ee]
noun, plural gillies.
1.
a truck or wagon, especially one used to transport the equipment of a circus or carnival.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), gillied, gillying.
2.
to carry or be carried on a gilly.

Origin:
gill (dial.) < ? + -y2

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gillie, ghillie or gilly (ˈɡɪlɪ)
 
n , pl -lies
1.  an attendant or guide for hunting or fishing
2.  (formerly) a Highland chieftain's male attendant or personal servant
 
[C17: from Scottish Gaelic gille boy, servant]
 
ghillie, ghillie or gilly
 
n
 
[C17: from Scottish Gaelic gille boy, servant]
 
gilly, ghillie or gilly
 
n
 
[C17: from Scottish Gaelic gille boy, servant]

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Gilly's focuses on quality artisan products and strongly believes in the try before you buy approach.
Gilly stated it is not about the result, but it is about the process.
Gilly made a great play, pulling it from his backhand to his forehand.
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