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Gill
Gill Gill, n. [Abbrev. from Gillian.] 1. A young woman; a sweetheart; a flirting or wanton girl. ``Each Jack with his Gill.' --B. Jonson. 2. (Bot.) The ground ivy (Nepeta Glechoma); -- called also gill over the ground, and other like names. 3. Malt liquor medicated with ground ivy. Gill ale. (a) Ale flavored with ground ivy. (b) (Bot.) Alehoof.
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Gill Gill, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A two-wheeled frame for transporting timber. [Prov. Eng.]
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Gill Gill, n. A leech. [Also gell.] [Scot.] --Jameison.
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Gill Gill, n. [Icel. gil.] A woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
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Gill Gill, n. [OF. gille, gelle, a sort of measure for wine, LL. gillo, gello., Cf. Gallon.] A measure of capacity, containing one fourth of a pint.
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Gill Gill, n. [Dan. gi[ae]lle, gelle; akin to Sw. g["a]l, Icel. gj["o]lnar gills; cf. AS. geagl, geahl, jaw.] 1. (Anat.) An organ for aquatic respiration; a branchia. Fishes perform respiration under water by the gills. --Ray. Note: Gills are usually lamellar or filamentous appendages, through which the blood circulates, and in which it is exposed to the action of the air contained in the water. In vertebrates they are appendages of the visceral arches on either side of the neck. In invertebrates they occupy various situations. 2. pl. (Bot.) The radiating, gill-shaped plates forming the under surface of a mushroom. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The fleshy flap that hangs below the beak of a fowl; a wattle. 4. The flesh under or about the chin. --Swift. 5. (Spinning) One of the combs of closely ranged steel pins which divide the ribbons of flax fiber or wool into fewer parallel filaments. [Prob. so called from F. aiguilles, needles. --Ure.] Gill arches, Gill bars. (Anat.) Same as Branchial arches. Gill clefts. (Anat.) Same as Branchial clefts. See under Branchial. Gill cover, Gill lid. See Operculum. Gill frame, or Gill head (Flax Manuf.), a spreader; a machine for subjecting flax to the action of gills. --Knight. Gill net, a flat net so suspended in the water that its meshes allow the heads of fish to pass, but catch in the gills when they seek to extricate themselves. Gill opening, or Gill slit (Anat.), an opening behind and below the head of most fishes, and some amphibians, by which the water from the gills is discharged. In most fishes there is a single opening on each side, but in the sharks and rays there are five, or more, on each side. Gill rakes, or Gill rakers (Anat.), horny filaments, or progresses, on the inside of the branchial arches of fishes, which help to prevent solid substances from being carried into gill cavities.

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- A gill (/ɡɪl/ (listen)) is a respiratory organ that many aquatic organisms use to extract dissolved oxygen from water and to excrete carbon dioxide. The...
- The fungal order Agaricales, also known as gilled mushrooms (for their distinctive gills) or euagarics, contains some of the most familiar types of mushrooms...
- interpretation in 1753 when Linnaeus used the generic name Agaricus for gilled mushrooms. Most species of agarics are within orders of and describe the...
- The gilled lungfish (Protopterus amphibius), also known as the East African lungfish, is a species of African lungfish. It is found in the swamps and flood...
- Adrian Anthony Gill (28 June 1954 – 10 December 2016) was a British journalist, critic, and author. Best known for his food and travel writing, he was...
- Phylloporus pelletieri, commonly known as the golden-gilled bolete, is a species of fungus in the family Boletaceae. The species was first described by...
- Gymnopilus luteofolius, also known as yellow-gilled gymnopilus is a large and widely distributed mushroom that grows in dense clusters on dead hardwoods...
- was originally believed that all gilled fungi were Agaricales, but as fungi were studied in more detail, some gilled species were demonstrated not to...
- may also be regarded as lobopodians, eventually referred as "gilled lobopodians" or "gilled lobopod". Under such definitions, "Lobopodia" compose of only...
- The Gilled Antelope (or Gilled Deer), claimed under the classification of "Cetaformia anthalopus", is a false species. This species was rumored to be either...