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From "The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary," Oxford University Press, 1993: Ghillie n. var of Gillie 1. An attendant on a Highland chief. Earliest in gillie-wetfoot (derog.), the servant who carried a chief across a stream. 2. A man or boy attending a person hunting or fishing, esp. in Scotland.
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