Guernsey

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Guern·sey 1

 (gûrn′zē)
An island of southern Great Britain, one of the Channel Islands in the English Channel off the coast of northwest France.

Guern·sey 2

 (gûrn′zē)
n. pl. Guern·seys
Any of a breed of brown and white dairy cattle originally developed on the island of Guernsey and noted for producing a rich golden milk.

Guernsey

(ˈɡɜːnzɪ)
n
1. (Placename) an island in the English Channel: the second largest of the Channel Islands, which, with Alderney and Sark, Herm, Jethou, and some islets, forms the bailiwick of Guernsey; finance, market gardening, dairy farming, and tourism. Capital: St Peter Port. Pop: 65 605 (2013). Area: 63 sq km (24.5 sq miles)
2. (Breeds) a breed of dairy cattle producing rich creamy milk, originating from the island of Guernsey
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (sometimes not capital) a seaman's knitted woollen sweater
4. (Clothing & Fashion) (not capital) Austral a sleeveless woollen shirt or jumper worn by a football player
5. get a guernsey Austral to be selected or gain recognition for something

Guern•sey

(ˈgɜrn zi)
n., pl. -seys.
1. Isle of, one of the Channel Islands, in the English Channel. 55,482; 25 sq. mi. (65 sq. km).
2. one of a breed of tan and white dairy cattle originally raised on this island.
[1825–35, for definition 2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Guernsey - a Channel Island to the northwest of Jersey
Channel Island - any of a group of British islands in the English Channel off the northern coast of France
2.Guernsey - breed of dairy cattle from the island of GuernseyGuernsey - breed of dairy cattle from the island of Guernsey
dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker - cattle that are reared for their milk
Translations

Guernsey

[ˈgɜːnzɪ] NGuernesey m

Guernsey

[ˈgɜːrnzi] nGuernesey mf

Guernsey

n
Guernsey nt
(= sweater)dicker Pullover (von Fischern getragen)

Guernsey

[ˈgɛːnzɪ] n (island) → (isola di) Guernsey f; (cow) → mucca di Guernsey
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