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I would assume this would be mainly appropriate for the Scottish diaspora. Where or what does the word Gyle originate from or mean. It is a widely used word in Scotland, from Argyle to Gyle shopping centres. The shortened word Gyle is used often throughout the country but appears to end at the border with England. I have seen unconfirmed references the fermentation of vinegar and to a fermentaion process for ale. Can anyone enlighten me please. Thank you kindly. Lynda