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— English words —
  • gill n. (animal anatomy) A breathing organ of fish and other aquatic animals.
  • gill n. (of a fish) A gill slit or gill cover.
  • gill n. (mycology) One of the radial folds on the underside of the cap of a mushroom, on the surface of which…
  • gill n. (animal anatomy) The fleshy flap that hangs below the beak of a fowl; a wattle.
  • gill n. (figuratively) The flesh under or about the chin; a wattle.
  • gill n. (spinning) One of the combs of closely ranged steel pins which divide the ribbons of flax fiber or…
  • gill v. To remove the gills from a fish as part of gutting and cleaning it.
  • gill v. (transitive) To catch (a fish) in a gillnet.
  • gill v. (intransitive) To be or become entangled in a gillnet.
  • gill n. A drink measure for spirits and wine. Size varies regionally but it is about one quarter of a pint.
  • gill n. (archaic, Britain) A measuring jug holding a quarter or half a pint.
  • gill n. (Britain) rivulet.
  • gill n. (Britain) ravine.
  • gill n. A two-wheeled frame for transporting timber.
  • gill n. (Scotland) A leech.
  • gill n. A female ferret.
  • gill n. (obsolete) A promiscuous woman; harlot, wanton.
  • gill n. (obsolete) A prostitute.
  • gill v. (obsolete) To act as a prostitute.
  • Gill prop.n. A surname.
  • Gill prop.n. A male given name, in modern use often transferred back from the surname.
  • Gill prop.n. (rare) A female given name.
  • Gill n. (soccer) someone connected with Gillingham Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
— Foreign words, define in English —
  • Icelandic
    • gíll n. parhelion, mock sun, sun dog.
  • Irish
    • gill n. genitive singular of geall (“pledge, security; wager, bet; gage, challenge; palm, prize; supremacy;…
  • Scots
    • gill n. A measure of liquid equivalent to one-fourth of a mutchkin or three quarters of an Imperial gill…
    • gill n. A vessel with a capacity of one gill.
    • gill v. To drink, to tipple.
    • gill n. A narrow valley with steep sides, a gully.
  • Scottish gaelic
    • gill n. genitive singular of geall (“bet, wager”).
    • gill n. nominative plural of geall.
— English words, define in French —
  • gill  n. Branchie.
  • gill  n. (Mycologie) Lamelle.
  • Gill  prén. Prénom féminin.
— In French —
  • gill  n.m. (Industrie textile) Appareil ou machine qui mélange différents…
161 English words from 31 English definitions

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3 English words from 4 foreign definitions

machine mélange textile

9 foreign words from 4 foreign definitions

Appareil Branchie différents féminin Industrie Lamelle Mycologie Prénom qui

118 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

Gille gills Gills gilly Gillam Gillan gilled Gillen Giller Gillet Gilley gillie Gillie Gillin Gillon Gillum gill-ale Gilland Gillans Gillard Gillatt Gillens Gillers Gillett Gilleys Gillham Gilliam gillian Gillian gillied gillies Gillies gilling Gillins gillion Gillman gillnet Gillock Gillons Gillott gill-ales Gillands gillaroo Gillaspy Gillette gillians Gilliard Gilliatt Gilligan Gillihan +68 words

133 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

Magills megilla sigilla argillan argillic gingilli Langille megillah megillas megillot Mongillo nargilly pedgills sigillum sixgills ungilled argillans argillite argillous bluegills gagillion Langilles mcgillite megillahs megilloth Mongillos nongilled orgillous pedgilled pugillare scungilli sigillary sigillate sigilless Sturgills argillites argillitic aspergilla aspergilli aspergills flirt-gills fringillid fumagillin gagillions googillion greengills nargillies pedgilling pugillares pugillaris +83 words

21 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

Magill McGill Cargill Cowgill pedgill sixgill bluegill doing␣ill Sturgill aspergill flirt-gill greengill sevengill falling␣ill Fothergill Massengill Massingill Pettengill Threadgill brittlegill Invercargill

4 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

Gil ill I'll Ill.

2 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

lig lig.

9 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letter from the word and an extra letter.)

Gille gills Gills gilly glial golli grill Guill Illig

14 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

Gil Ilg ill I'll Ill. LGI lig lig. lil Lil li'l lil' li'l' LLG

47 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

bill Bill cill dill Dill fill Fill gall Gall Gall. gell Gila gild Gile GILF gilo gilt girl Girl goll Goll gull Gull hill Hill jill Jill kill Kill lill mill Mill nill Nill Oi'll pill Pill rill sill Sill till Till vill Vill. will Will zill

4 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

Gil ill I'll Ill.

2 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

grill Guill


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