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a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142

a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces

any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus

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respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water

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Meanwhile another group turned up equally late at Sainsbury's bash with one or two looking a bit green around the gills, due to their poor sea legs and Tesco's bobbing boat.
To focus so much on data - well, it's small wonder that the "Star Trek" character named "Data" is so pasty-faced and green around the gills.
Labour's former Deputy Prime Minister, 75, isn't quite so green around the gills.
Given the amount of money we've already taken on them we're beginning to feel a little green around the gills ourselves.
IF YOU thought fishing was a romantic way to make a living this series will leave you green around the gills.
Then he became quite green around the gills as I showedhim howbad the wounds were.
They had these big boats made and they rocked a lot,' she recalls going just a touch green around the gills at the memory.