Definition of gill noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dʒɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//dʒɪl//
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a unit for measuring liquids. There are four gills in a pint. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French gille ‘measure or container for wine’, from late Latin gillo ‘water pot’.
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