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

 

gill2

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BrE BrE//dʒɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒɪl//
 
 
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a unit for measuring liquids. There are four gills in a pint. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French gille ‘measure or container for wine’, from late Latin gillo ‘water pot’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gill

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