Saint, 8th century a.d., Athenian hermit in France.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “shieldbearer.”.
Saint. 7th century ad, Greek hermit in France; patron saint of cripples, beggars, and lepers. Feast day: Sept 1
William Ernest Powell. 1835–97, Australian explorer, born in England. He was noted esp for his exploration of the western desert (1875–76)
masc. proper name, from Old French Gilles, from Latin Aegidius, from aegis (see aegis). Often used as a typical name of a simple-minded farmer.
noun thingamajig (1940s+)
[gil] /gɪl/ noun 1. the respiratory organ of aquatic animals, as fish, that breathe oxygen dissolved in water. 2. Also called lamella. one of the radiating vertical plates on the underside of the cap of an agaric mushroom. 3. . verb (used with object) 4. to gut or clean (fish). Idioms 5. to catch (fish) […]
[gil] /gɪl/ noun 1. . gill arch n. See branchial arch.
/ˈdʒɪlɑːd/ noun 1. Julia (Eileen). born 1961. Australian Labor politician, born in Wales: Deputy Prime Minister (2007–10); Prime Minister (2010-13)