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Definition of gill:

  1. A leech.
  2. A measure of capacity, containing one fourth of a pint.
  3. A two- wheeled frame for transporting timber.
  4. A woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream.
  5. A young woman; a sweetheart; a flirting or wanton girl.
  6. An organ for aquatic respiration; a branchia.
  7. Malt liquor medicated with ground ivy.
  8. One of the combs of closely ranged steel pins which divide the ribbons of flax fiber or wool into fewer parallel filaments.
  9. The flesh under or about the chin.
  10. The fleshy flap that hangs below the beak of a fowl; a wattle.
  11. The ground ivy ( Nepeta Glechoma); - called also gill over the ground, and other like names.
  12. The radiating, gill- shaped plates forming the under surface of a mushroom.

Synonyms:

centilitre, lamella, fl. oz., deciliter, gal., fluid ounce, scale, fin, cc, cl., mandible, vent, branchia, decilitre, pectoral fin.

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