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The letter g.
Used to command an animal pulling a load to turn to the right.
intr.v. geed, gee·ing, gees
To turn to the right.
gee 3also jee (jē)
Used as a mild expletive or exclamation, as of surprise, enthusiasm, or sympathy.
[Alteration of Jesus.]
A thousand dollars.
A unit of acceleration equal to 9.80665 meters (32.174 feet) per second per second, approximating the acceleration of gravity at the earth's surface.
[Pronunciation spelling of the letter g, abbreviation of acceleration of gravity.]
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(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) Also: gee up! an exclamation, as to a horse or draught animal, to encourage it to turn to the right, go on, or go faster
vb, gees, geeing or geed
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (usually foll by up) to move (an animal, esp a horse) ahead; urge on
2. (foll by up) to encourage (someone) to greater effort or activity
[C17: origin uncertain]
informal US and Canadian a mild exclamation of surprise, admiration, etc. Also: gee whizz
[C20: euphemism for Jesus]
(Biography) Maurice. born 1931, New Zealand writer, noted for his trilogy of novels Plumb (1978), Meg (1981), and Sole Survivior (1983)
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interj., v. geed, gee•ing. interj.
1. (used as a command to a horse or other draft animal to turn to the right or, esp. in the phrase gee up, to go faster.)v.t., v.i.
2. to turn or make a turn to the right.Compare haw 2.
[1620–30; orig. uncertain]
(used to express surprise, disappointment, enthusiasm, or simple emphasis.)
[1890–95, Amer.; euphemism for Jesus]
1. the letter G.
2. Slang. one thousand dollars.
[1925–30; sp. of German, abbr. for grand (a thousand dollars)]
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Past participle: geed
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A verbal command sometimes used instead of reins to direct a horse to turn to the right.
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|Noun||1.||gee - a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated|
force unit - a unit of measurement of physical force
|Verb||1.||gee - turn to the right side; "the horse geed"|
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
|2.||gee - give a command to a horse to turn to the right side|
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gee[ˈdʒiː] excl (US) → ça alors
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gee[dʒiː] excl (Am) → cribbio
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