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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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We combed the hills, circumnavigated the allotment, the children walked up the ghylls and clambered down the screes and finally, on Saturday evening, we found the cow's body in the bottom of a ravine.