Gill

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Gill

An obsolete Scottish unit of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 0.053 liters.
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Given the amount of money we've already taken on them we're beginning to feel a little green around the gills ourselves.
IF YOU thought fishing was a romantic way to make a living this series will leave you green around the gills.
No self-respecting red would ever admit to feeling blue, so perhaps they felt just a little green around the gills.
Then he became quite green around the gills as I showed him how bad the wounds were.
They had these big boats made and they rocked a lot,' she recalls going just a touch green around the gills at the memory.
A RESTAURANT owner is feeling green around the gills after being ordered to paint the outside of his building.
The period of excess when colleagues begin to look green around the gills and usually secretive PRs suddenly develop the gift of the gab.