from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of gill4.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A female rabbit. Sometimes also used to describe a female ferret, weasel, or wombat.
  • v. To masturbate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A young woman; a sweetheart. See gill.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See gill.
  • n. A young woman (commonly as a proper name): same as gill, 1.
  • n. [Cf. jack, jug, and English dial. susan, as names of vessels.] A kind of cup.
  • n. Same as gill, 2.


By analogy with jack (off). (Wiktionary)
By analogy with jack or jackrabbit. (Wiktionary)


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