1) Pronounced ‘jill’, a measure for liquids, and the vessel holding a gill.
1564 two quart pottes, two pynt pottes, 1 gill pott, Clint
1619 2 pinte pottes, a gill pott, South Cave
1679 7 quarts, 4 pints, 2 jacks, 1 gill, Selby
1743 she went to draw a gill of ale, Leeds. In the West Riding a gill is still colloquially half a pint. Note: 1700 barrels, kits & tubs, pintes & jills, Selby.