a figure of St. George killing the dragon, especially one forming part of the insignia of the Order of the Garter.
British Slang. any coin bearing the image of St. George.
a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter G.
British Slang. an automatic pilot on an airplane.
by George!, Chiefly British Informal. (an exclamation used to express astonishment, approval, etc.)
David Lloyd, Lloyd George, David.
Henry, 1839–97, U.S. economist: advocate of a single tax.
Saint, died a.d. 303? Christian martyr: patron saint of England.
[shte-fahn ahn-tohn] /ˈʃtɛ fɑn ˈɑn toʊn/ (Show IPA), 1868–1933, German poet.
Lake, a lake in E New York. 36 miles (58 km) long.
a river in NE Quebec, Canada, flowing N from the Labrador border to Ungava Bay. 350 miles (563 km) long.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “farmer.”.
1660–1727, king of England 1714–27.
1845–1913, king of Greece 1863–1913.
1683–1760, king of England 1727–60 (son of George I).
1890–1947, king of Greece 1922–23 and 1935–47.
1738–1820, king of England 1760–1820 (grandson of George II).
1762–1830, king of England 1820–30 (son of George III).
1865–1936, king of England 1910–36 (son of Edward VII).
1895–1952, king of England 1936–1952 (second son of George V; brother of Edward VIII).
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David Lloyd. See Lloyd George
Sir Edward (Alan John), known as Eddie. 1938–2009, British economist, governor of the Bank of England (1993–2003)
Henry. 1839–97, US economist: advocated a single tax on land values, esp in Progress and Poverty (1879)
Saint. died ?303 ad, Christian martyr, the patron saint of England; the hero of a legend in which he slew a dragon. Feast day: April 23
(German) (ɡeˈɔrɡə). Stefan (Anton) (ˈʃtɛfan). 1868–1933, German poet and aesthete. Influenced by the French Symbolists, esp Mallarmé and later by Nietzsche, he sought for an idealized purity of form in his verse. He refused Nazi honours and went into exile in 1933
(Brit, informal) the automatic pilot in an aircraft
1660–1727, first Hanoverian king of Great Britain and Ireland (1714–27) and elector of Hanover (1698–1727). His dependence in domestic affairs on his ministers led to the emergence of Walpole as the first prime minister
1683–1760, king of Great Britain and Ireland and elector of Hanover (1727–60); son of George I. His victory over the French at Dettingen (1743) in the War of the Austrian Succession was the last appearance on a battlefield by a British king
1890–1947, king of Greece (1922–24; 1935–47). He was overthrown by the republicans (1924) and exiled during the German occupation of Greece (1941–45)
1738–1820, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1760–1820) and of Hanover (1814–20). During his reign the American colonies were lost. He became insane in 1811, and his son acted as regent for the rest of the reign
1762–1830, king of Great Britain and Ireland and also of Hanover (1820–30); regent (1811–20). His father (George III) disapproved of his profligate ways, which undermined the prestige of the crown, and of his association with the Whig opposition
1865–1936, king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and emperor of India (1910–36)
1895–1952, king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936–52) and emperor of India (1936–47). The second son of George V, he succeeded to the throne after the abdication of his brother, Edward VIII
The automatic pilot of an aircraft (1931+ British aviators)
A theater usher (1950s+ Rock and roll)
One of the earliest programming languages, developed by Charles Hamblin in 1957. GEORGE was a stack oriented language, using reverse Polish notation. It was implemented on the English Electric DEUCE.
[“GEORGE: A Semi-Translation Programming Scheme for the DEUCE, Programming and Operations Manual”, C. L. Hamblin, U New S Wales, 1958].
[“Computer Languages”, C.L. Hamblin, Aust J Sci 20(5):135-139, Dec 1957 and Aust Comp J 17(4):195-198, Nov 1985]
past; gone by; earlier; former: The faded photograph brought memories of bygone days. Usually, bygones. that which is past: Let’s not talk of bygones. let bygones be bygones, to decide to forget past disagreements; become reconciled: Let’s let bygones be bygones and be friends again. Contemporary Examples What to Eat: Spring Comfort Foods Cookstr.com April […]
by guess and by god
to arrive at or commit oneself to an opinion about (something) without having sufficient evidence to support the opinion fully: to guess a person’s weight. to estimate or conjecture about correctly: to guess what a word means. to think, believe, or suppose: I guess I can get there in time. to form an estimate or […]
by gum, (used as a mild oath). noun any of various sticky substances that exude from certain plants, hardening on exposure to air and dissolving or forming viscous masses in water any of various products, such as adhesives, that are made from such exudates any sticky substance used as an adhesive; mucilage; glue (NZ) short […]