gill

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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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The junkie rocker looked white with fright and then a bit green at the gills on a day out at the funfair with girlfriend Irina Lazareanu yesterday.
And 70-year-old Kathleen King from North London chuckled: "I was pleased to see the Tories go green at the gills.