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Pronunciation of Gillie: Learn how to pronounce Gillie in English correctly

Learn how to say Gillie correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word gillie:

1(in Scotland) a man or boy who attends someone on a hunting or fishing expedition.
historical a Highland chief’s attendant.
2 (usually ghillie) a type of shoe with laces along the instep and no tongue, used especially for Scottish country dancing.
late 16th century: from Scottish Gaelic gille ‘lad, servant’. The word was also found in the term gilliewetfoot, denoting a servant who carried the chief over a stream, used as a contemptuous name by Lowlanders for the follower of a Highland chief. gillie (sense 2) dates from the 1930s