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Synonyms for gill

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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What you'd done to Peter Gilling?" Pallas replied: "Not at all." Prosecutor David Brooke QC later cross examined Pallas, and claimed he had completely changed his account of the night Mr Gilling died, and did not mention in his interview: | That Darren Willans had a knife, or that he was being "wound up" in a Melsonby Court flat; | That Willans was angry about Peter Gilling saying things; | That he and Willans came out together and saw Peter Gilling together; | That Willans punched Mr Gilling to the face and Pallas got between them; | That Mr Gilling produced a knife and that he, Pallas, was not involved from that point; | That Willans lunged at Mr Gilling on the ground; | That Willans tried to hand him the knife in the car.