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- n. Variant of gillie.
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- n. Alternative spelling of gillie.
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- n. a shoe without a tongue and with decorative lacing up the instep
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My ghillie is a 3/4 length cape with sleeves and separate leggings and headgear.
Krainer was wearing a military-style camouflage outfit known as a ghillie suit.
One thing I quickly learned was to not call my guide a "ghillie," which Americans use to mean fishing guide but which literally means "servant" in Ireland.
The officer then realized there was a man hiding at his feet, dressed in a "ghillie" suit,
But when you Google "ghillie," the first and most abundant results are for ghillie suit, a type of camouflage worn for centuries by hunters, soldiers and, more recently, paintball enthusiasts.
As another old-time guide told me over an evening pint, "You can call me 'Hey, you," or you can call me 'sport,' or you can call me a guide, but don't you nay call me (expletive deleted) 'ghillie'".
But I believe a ghillie suit is the best way to go when in the woods.
A close observer might have noticed her shoulders shaking when she played Queen Victoria in the movie "Mrs. Brown": During an enchanting long shot of her trusty ghillie leading Herself through the Highland braes, her pony broke wind with almost every step.
If you take a shot at identified game and miss only to strike a guy in a ghillie suit 50 yards behind your target, it's tough to say you should have seen him.
Well were all fishing why don't we just wear are scent-lok or ghillie suits to.