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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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I was delighted to act as ghillie for them and despite my inexperience it turned out to be the greatest angling day of my long life.
A new ghillie suit--used as protective camouflage by the military, law enforcement and corrections personnel, as well as hunters and paintball players-- has been unveiled by Custom Concealment Inc.
The supply of lairds and ghillies and clubmen, the mining engineers who are also first class administrators and soldiers, the bedrock of Empire, has all but dried up; the girls with their level brows are making fortunes for themselves in the Futures Market and have no time for men, and so on; one could tabulate the changes out of interest perhaps; but it isn't necessary.
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They have been fishing from boats steered by their ghillies, as well as using high waders to stand in the river to cast out.
The biggest of the two ghillies who managed the boat thundered, 'There are no wee ones in this loch, laddie.
Gamekeepers with 40 years continuous service - not necessarily with the same employer - and river keepers or ghillies who have worked for 25 years on the same lake or river will be presented with a long service award at the Country Land and Business Association Game Fair being held from August 1 to 3.
Traditionally home to the ghillies, or gillies, of the Whitney Court Estate, the house has provided a convenient base, close to the river beats and daily duties on the land.
The salmon were just not interested and the total for the week was just into double figures for five rods and two ghillies hammering the river for nine hours a day.
Two days of fishing with tuition and ghillies keen to help the group find fish, saw Sarah Iveson land a 7lb spring salmon on the first day of the course and Anne Woodcock bring a 5lb summer salmon to the net on the second.
The River Nith is renowned for salmon and trout fi shing and local ghillies can be hired to guide you to top spots.