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Gile \Gile\, n. [See Guile.] Guile. [Obs.]


Gile is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Bartoszyce, within Bartoszyce County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland, close to the border with the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany ( East Prussia). After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.

Gile (surname)

Gile is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Dennis Gile (born 1981), American football player
  • Don Gile (born 1935), American baseball player
  • Frank S. Gile (1847–1898), American sailor
  • Kenneth L. Gile (born 1947), American businessman
  • Ransom Henry Gile (1836–1916), American settler
  • Selden Connor Gile (1877–1947), American painter

Usage examples of "gile".

Jay Kalam habitually taciturn, Hal Samdu, slow with words, Giles Habibula overly cautious.

The others swiftly followed, Giles Habibula puffing, hauled by John Star from above, pushed by Hal Samdu beneath.

The four dragged themselves through the narrow dark, the strong wind from the fans rushing about them, Giles Habibula puffing like an engine.

Old Giles Habibula is too old, Jay, too ill and lame, to be running through black and filthy rat-holes on his knees, and dancing up and down flimsy little ladders in the dark.

Wait just a second, for poor, lame and suffering old Giles Habibula to snatch a breath of blessed air.

Hal Samdu, cool, composed Jay Kalam, wheezing, groaning Giles Habibula.

Poor old Giles, half dead from scampering like a hunted rat through the ventilator tubes in the Purple Hall.

If you three idiots want to go out to your death of madness and howling horror, why then you must let poor old Giles off the ship on Mars.

The cylinders of oxygen were safely loaded, and the supplies of food and wine that Giles Habibula had added to the requisitions.

Star begged Giles Habibula to nurse more thrust from the over-loaded geodynes, and he watched the faint red fleck on the screen.

Even Giles Habibula, incredibly, lost weight until the skin hung in pouches under his hollowed, leaden eyes.

For poor old Giles Habibula was clever, then, and nimble as you are, lad.

Do you want to go away and leave poor wretched old Giles Habibula here to starve and rot on the bottom of this wicked ocean?

But first old Giles must have a taste of food to put strength in his feeble old body, and a nip of wine to steady his torn and tortured nerves.

Hal Samdu and Giles Habibula were busy over a little fire by the edge of a tiny, flashing stream that crossed the glade.