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
References in classic literature ?
Master Micawber was hardly visible in a Guernsey shirt, and the shaggiest suit of slops I ever saw; and the children were done up, like preserved meats, in impervious cases.
His boyhood had passed in the neighborhood of the tin mines, and his youth as the cabin-boy of a smuggler, between Falmouth and Guernsey.
The Guernseys are the result of a breeding up program using Swiss breed does bred to the pure Golden Guernsey bucks either through artificial insemination or by using the few Golden Guernsey bucks here in the U.
This is one of the many kinds of innovative fund structures suited to Guernseys flexible and pragmatic approach to financial regulation and highly developed professional support infrastructure, said Belinda Burgess, head of Northern Trust in Guernsey.
I know of 750 Guernseys running with Holsteins in 26 herds in the UK, four of them in Wales,' said Digby Gribble of the Guernsey Cattle Society.
One of the other aspects included on the website could be the results of exhaustive research into the familys history by Lord Guernseys dad, the Earl of Aylesford.
The planning application, which received no public objection, was considered by Guernseys Development and Planning Authority on 27 July.
Guernseys are a medium-sized horned cow of extreme dairy type that come in various shades of golden fawn with white patches.
It represents a further demonstration of Guernseys commitment to working with overseas regulatory authorities and to play its part in addressing matters of global interest and concern in the area of financial services regulation.
MoU was also inked by Wendy Weng, the Asia Representative for Guernsey Finance on behalf of Guernseys insurance sector with the Kashgar Government.
As Guernseys largest fund administrator and custodian, it distinguished itself with its capabilities to support our core requirements and future development plans.
ClickPress, Fri May 24 2013] "Trends and Opportunities in Guernsey's Personal Accident and Health Insurance Industry to 2017: Market Profile" is the result of extensive research into the insurance industry, covering the personal accident and health insurance market in Guernsey The report provides data on key industry trends, market drivers and challenges for the Guernsey's insurance industry.