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gillie

, ghillie, gilly Scot
1. an attendant or guide for hunting or fishing
2. (formerly) a Highland chieftain's male attendant or personal servant
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Tuition was provided from Bywell head ghillie Gary Hillary and his team, AAPGAI Master in the double-handed rod Paul Little and GAIA coach Cliff Johnston.
com)-- A ghillie suit is a form of camouflage designed not only to break up the human form, but conceal it completely from vision.
One was Tom Stark, the oldest ghillie on Loch Leven in Scotland and the other Jim Kelly, the oldest ghillie on Lough Conn in Ireland.
Guided by a ghillie, she practised her aim ahead of the hunt yesterday afternoon.
John Monteith, ghillie on the Newtyle beat of the Tay, said disturbing fish when they are trying to reproduce was "wrong".
Mike Pawley (above, left) assistant apiary manager at Garden Organic Ryton, and head of information Sally Smith and Adrian Dyke with the lottery award and (left) project manager John Ghillies and Coventry Beekeepers chairman Peter Spencer at work.
They are also looking for long-serving river keepers and ghillies who have dedicated at least 25 years to looking after the same river system.
Ghillies disrupt the identifiable backpack pattern, and--unlike shooting blinds--they are portable when nor in use, Marion said.
Thus, in the third volume of the Hannay stories, Mr Standfast, does he set out to bring him to book, helped as always by a variety of good sorts en route, border shepherds and ghillies of Delphic brevity of speech, level browed girls ('all whipcord now' the pretty VAD tells him), laconic war heroes and so on.
Avriel International, a new company, has those hard-to-get Highland ghillies, Celtic, Irish, and Flamenco shoes.
His number includes blacksmiths, gamekeepers, grooms, foresters, sports tailors, saddlers, feed merchants, river guardians called ghillies, and hunt assistants called stalkers, beaters and whippers-in.
Our soldiers are plumbers, joiners, car-salesmen, HR administrators, musicians, business managers, teachers, window-cleaners, students, ghillies, engineers and a number are unemployed - every member of the Army Reserve is a #CitizenSoldier.