(or gillie). Scottish hunting or fishing assistant; also a type of shoe.

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  • ghillie — [gil′ē] n. [var. of GILLIE1] 1. a tongueless shoe with loops instead of eyelets, and a lace that may be tied around the ankle: also ghillie tie 2. alt. sp. of GILLIE1 …   English World dictionary

  • Ghillie — Les ghillies ou soft shoes sont des chaussons utilisés en danse irlandaise et écossaise. En Irlande, les ghillies ne sont portées que par les femmes, les hommes portant des chaussons proches des chaussons de jazz (reel shoes). Les ghillies… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ghillie — ● ghillie nom masculin Type de chaussure à tige haute, fermée par un système de courroies en forme de boucle, piquées sur la tige …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ghillie — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • ghillie — var. of GILLIE. * * * ghillie var. gillie1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • ghillie — variant of gillie …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ghillie — a fishing guide, particularly in the Celtic parts of Britain. Also spelled gillie and gilly …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ghillie — /gil ee/, n. a low cut, tongueless shoe with loops instead of eyelets for the laces, which cross the instep and are sometimes tied around the ankle. Also, gillie. [1590 1600; see GILLIE; appar. a type of shoe orig. worn by Scottish hunting… …   Universalium

  • ghillie — n. low cut shoe without a tongue with fringed laces up the instep; young personal servant to a Scottish Highlander leader; (Scottish) professional fishing and hunting guide …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ghillie — noun variant spelling of gillie …   English new terms dictionary

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