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Definition of Gills

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.

Meaning of Gills from wikipedia

- respired by their gills, but observed that Aristotle was of another opinion. The word branchia comes from the Gr**** βράγχια, "gills", plural of βράγχιον...
- Fish gills are organs that allow fish to breathe underwater. Most fish exchange gases like oxygen and carbon dioxide using gills that are protected under...
- External gills are the gills of an animal, most typically an amphibian, that are exposed to the environment, rather than set inside the pharynx and covered...
- ("Blood Test") when Barry explains to Archer that a litre is, "about 8 gills". (Eight gills would be 40 imp fl oz, or 1.1 l.) In "Bart the Genius," an episode...
- the gills to the stem is cl****ified based on the shape of the gills when viewed from the side, while color, crowding and the shape of individual gills can...
- crofting township and former fishing village, overlooking Gills Bay and consists of Upper Gills to the south and the main township on the coast and is situated...
- Artificial gills may refer to: Imitation gills put into stuffed fish for the sake of appearance in taxidermy An inaccurate term for liquid breathing sets...
- Gabrielle Gills at Flickr Commons "Recital by Gabrielle Gills" (PDF). New York Times. January 29, 1917. Retrieved 2015-04-05. "Gabrielle Gills's Second...
- Gills is an unincorporated community located in Amelia County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System:...
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