- n. UK, Ireland Plural form of ghillie.
“The soft shoes, called ghillies, are worn by beginner girls and resemble ballet shoes.”
“My pal Donald Morrison, who ghillies on the Cassley, told me the other day that he thought we weren't catching "because there are too many fish", which is an excuse I've never heard before.”
“I would also get a 3D leaf suit vs a ghillie, ghillies are usually rather hot and the strings will probably get caught in the bow string.”
“These ghillies were not waterproof, having slits all the way around but they fit the foot.”
“In this sense, of all the photographs that have so far been released to tell the fairytale, the one of Carole Middleton lying flat out on the Balmoral estate with a gun in her arms being tutored in hunting etiquette by one of the royal ghillies is the most telling.”
“James took his family to set off south, Himself left to meet his guests and ghillies at Crathie to bother the silver swimmers in the Spey, and Jed arrived to pick me up and set my normal life back on course.”
“And he strutted about in his ridiculous Alpine hat and tartan cloak, while the loaders were called and the brakes made ready, and the ghillies loafed about grinning on the terrace with the guns and pouches - they knew I loathed it, and that Ellenborough couldn't carry his guts more than ten yards without a rest, and the brutes enjoyed our discomfiture.”
“He was keen as mustard, though, and slaughtered stags like a Ghazi on hashish - you'll hardly credit it, but his notion of sport was that a huge long trench should be dug so that we could sneak up on the deer unobserved; he'd have done it, too, but the local ghillies showed so much disgust at the idea that he dropped it.”
“Well many would argue there is nothing wrong with the Single player portion, it was tightly scripted, well paced had the best mission of any FPS in recent memory ghillies in the mist and had a really quite decent ending .”
“The jobs in the Highlands, farmworkers, forestry men, ghillies and gamekeepers, were all too physical for a new generation brought up on alcohol and instant food.”
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