gillie gillie  /ˈɡɪ li/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a young male attendant on a Scottish Highlander chief
  2. (n) a shoe without a tongue and with decorative lacing up the instep

Usage(s):

  • As a guest of Queen Victoria, Landseer went deerstalking with a gillie from Balmoral.

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  • "Play hard to win, baby. That's all you can do," Klesko said after the Giants won for the second time in 2007, beating San Diego 6-5 Tuesday night. "I didn't want to hurt ol' Gillie, but I didn't want him to get the throw off. We've got to...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Ryan Klesko Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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