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GILL. A measure of capacity, equal to one-fourth of a pint. Vide Measure.

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One was Gill o' the Red Cap, one the tattered stranger in scarlet, and one Adam o' the Dell of Tamworth Town.
Here there lies a grove of trees, marked as the `Ragged Shaw,' and on the farther side stretches a great rolling moor, Lower Gill Moor, extending for ten miles and sloping gradually upward.
It at least bears out the theory that it is on the side of the Lower Gill Moor that we must hope for results.
Looking through the pages he found the recipe he wanted and said: "I must have a gill of water from a dark well.
But so long goes the pot to the water, men say, at last comes it home broken," cries Gill.
They find him sitting by the cradle singing a lullaby to the new-born baby, while Gill lies in bed groaning and pretending to be very ill.
Meanwhile, Gill from her bed cries out at them, calling them thieves.
Gill told me, he had been employed professionally to examine one: he found the passage low, narrow, crooked, and not of uniform breadth, but of very considerable length.
Wordsworth's obstinate adherence to his theory in its full extent, indeed, produced such trivial and absurd results as 'Goody Blake and Harry Gill,' 'The Idiot Boy,' and 'Peter Bell,' and great masses of hopeless prosiness in his long blank-verse narratives.
You will stand at the altar when your time comes, with Brown and Jones, Nokes and Styles, Jack and Gill.
Riach's business, and he now begged me for a dram with such instancy and such reminders of his former kindness, that at last I handed him a pannikin with about a gill of brandy.
GILLS Fish and Chips has recently undergone a huge refurbishment of its flagship store in Wallsend and is looking to share the new technology with all its customers.