Geordie

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n geordie the nonstandard dialect of natives of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
    • n Geordie a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Geordie A name given by miners to George Stephenson's safety lamp.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Geordie A guinea: so called from the figure of St. George on the obverse.
    • n Geordie The name given by the coal-miners of England to the form of safety-lamp invented by George Stephenson.
    • n Geordie An English sailing collier hailing from one of the ports on the northeast coast of England.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Geordie jōr′di a guinea, from the figure of St George upon the back: a safety-lamp for miners invented by George Stephenson: a coal-pitman, a collier-boat.
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Usage

In literature:

My fortunes with these strange Scotch folk must be recorded, and chief among my handiwork I think of Geordie Lorimer.
"St. Cuthbert's" by Robert E. Knowles
If I have not your honours from the Army, I'm as fond of Geordie's uniform as any man of my years.
"Gilian The Dreamer" by Neil Munro
Meg muckin' at Geordie's byre, vol.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI" by Various
Meg muckin' at Geordie's byre, vol.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
I wad na flinch from that, Geordie, if I might be a great man first.
"Lavengro The Scholar - The Gypsy - The Priest, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by George Borrow
Geordie might play at paddling there, as he is so fond of doing in his tub.
"The Settlers at Home" by Harriet Martineau
I wad na flinch from that, Geordie, if I might be a great man first.
"Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest" by George Borrow
Geordie Marr down the harbour has a big garden like this and he sells heaps of flowers and fruit and vegetables to the hotel folks.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
She kissed Ferdy while her companion pressed her lips upon Geordie, and Geordie while Laura hung for a moment over Ferdy.
"A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly" by Henry James
Whar drives the man, Geordie?
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17" by Alexander Leighton
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In poetry:

After ae gill cam anither--
Meg sat cracking 'tween them twa,
Bang! cam in Mat Smith and's brither,
Geordie Brown and Sandie Shaw.
"Scotland's Scaith, Or, The History O' Will And Jean. Owre True A Tale. In Two Parts" by Hector MacNeill
Mysie.
"For nae offence that we can see,
Up in a rage will Geordie flee;
The flames get then his periwig,
That's no denied by ony Whig."
"What Do Ye Think o' Geordie Noo?" by Carolina Oliphant
"O Geordie's stout, and unco braid;
He's no like Charlie in his plaid;
To see him dance, to hear him sing
O sure he is our rightfu' king!"
"What Do Ye Think o' Geordie Noo?" by Carolina Oliphant
Mysie.
"O Geordie we think nought ava,
O what has brought him here at a'?
We hae ae king, nae need o' twa,
Sae Geordie ye maun march awa'."
"What Do Ye Think o' Geordie Noo?" by Carolina Oliphant
Laird.
"Oh daughter mine, I'm wae to see,
Ye speak sae light o' majestie; Now Geordie's king o' kingdoms three,
Ye maun obey baith him and me."
"What Do Ye Think o' Geordie Noo?" by Carolina Oliphant
Laird.
"O what do you think o' Geordie noo?
O what do you think o' Geordie noo?
Come daughter mine, come tell me true, O what do you think o' Geordie noo?"
"What Do Ye Think o' Geordie Noo?" by Carolina Oliphant

In news:

Blink-182's Tom DeLonge (left) & My Chem 's Mikey Way (Photo: Geordy Pearson).
Geordie 's still alreet.
Geordie hasn't added any friends yet.
Quaff a beer and chat with friendly Geordies .
Bill Starbuck (Geordie Johnson, right) demonstrates his rainmaking skills to a shocked Lizzie Curry (René Augesen).
Starring René Augesen and Geordie Johnson.
In 2006 a woman from the northern England city of Newcastle reportedly swapped a Geordie twang for a Jamaican inflection following a stroke.
If you want your plants to thrive, talk to them in a Geordie accent – a nursery owner has claimed.
Shaun Chornley (left), Sgt Geordie MacKenzie, Const.
LeVar Burton has managed to be cast in three roles that played a major part in American culture: the young Kunta Kinte in Roots , himself as the host of "Reading Rainbow" and Geordi La Forge in "Star Trek.
The 16- and 20-ounce Geordie Schooner will be used in select bars and restaurants nationwide.
Geordie legend Alan Shearer will sit down with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley and managing director Derek Llambias on Tuesday to discuss his and the club's future.
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