Definition of Gillers
1. giller [n] - See also: giller
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Literary usage of Gillers
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1. A Manual of Fish-culture: Based on the Methods of the United States by United States Bureau of Fisheries, John J. Brice, Henry Frank Moore, Frederick M. Chamberlain (1900)
"K.ugs taken by gill fishermen are usually superior to those from seines, and the gillers attach enough value to the market for eggs to save almost all ..."
2. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1885)
"As there were no more fishing shores between here and Bordentown I interviewed the gillers, and found that but 5 were fishing in this vicinity, ..."
3. U.S. Fish Manual by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Leon Jacob Cole (1903)
"The average catch of shad by the gillers who supply eggs is 1600 to 1800 per season; but they do not all operate specially for the capture of spawning fish, ..."
4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"... the coming of a gift; sometimes called,, also, " a sweetheart." GILBERT (N. Lane.), sb. a snare of horse-hair. gillers, sb. pi. bands of twisted hair. ..."
5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1781)
"... T,me from April i8;h, 1780. to May 71(1, 1781: with two o;hcr Rs- gillers of the fajne Time- keeper. 410. is. ..."