Definition of Gills

1. Noun. (plural of gill) ¹



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Definition of Gills

1. gill [v] - See also: gill

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gills

gillie gilly
gillied
gillies
gilliflower
gilliflowers
gilling
gillion
gillions
gillless
gillnet
gillnets
gillnetted
gillnetter
gillnetters
gillnetting
gills (current term)
gillulyite
gilly
gilly-flower
gilly-flowers
gillyflower
gillyflowers
gillying
gillyvor
gillyvors
gilmarite
gilour
gilours
gilpey
gilpeys

Literary usage of Gills

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1. A History of the Earth, and Animated Natureby Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving by Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving (1854)
"The body oblong ; the head large, with beards ; the covers of the gills armed ... The body oblong ; the head with a beak ; the fin covering the gills with ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
".-p.. gills of Sebastes sp, sp. ; 2. ... gills of Tetradon sp.. sp.; ... H. gressa n. sp., gills of Tk. sp. ; VI. ..."

3. Studies of American Fungi: Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, Etc by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"93 gills usually free, pileus deeply plicate so that the gills are split ... 128 gills not decurrent, plants parasitic on other mushrooms. ..."

4. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Henry Dallinger (1891)
"The external gills reach their highest development on the fourth or fifth day after ... Anterior portion of young tadpole, showing the external gills, ..."

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