In text annotation, another term for angle bracket quotes. The right guillemot is '>>'. Used in error from the correctly spelled guillemet by Adobe in their Pagemaker program.

Guil"le*mot` (?), n. [F.] Zool.

One of several northern sea birds, allied to the auks. They have short legs, placed far back, and are expert divers and swimmers.

The common guillemots, or murres, belong to the genus Uria (as U. troile); the black or foolish guillemot (Cepphus grylle, formerly Uria grylle), is called also sea pigeon and eligny. See Murre.


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