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Gillie (g hard)


A servant or attendant; the man who leads a pony about when a child is riding. A gillie-wet-foot is a barefooted Highland lad.

“These gillie-wet-foots, as they were called, were destined to beat the bushes.”—Sir Walter Scott: Waverley, chap. xiii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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