George

Definitions

  • Sir George Cartier
    Sir George Cartier
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n George Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)
    • n George King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)
    • n George King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)
    • n George King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)
    • n George King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)
    • n George King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)
    • n George Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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FRANKLIN VISITING GEORGE III FRANKLIN VISITING GEORGE III
BLESSING THE LAMB ON ST. GEORGE'S DAY BLESSING THE LAMB ON ST. GEORGE'S DAY
George du Maurier George du Maurier
George John, Second Earl Spencer George John, Second Earl Spencer
George Washington George Washington
And what do you think of Lloyd George And what do you think of Lloyd George
Our racing correspondent writes that Mr. LLOYD GEORGE is having some difficulty with his string Our racing correspondent writes that Mr. LLOYD GEORGE is having some difficulty with his string

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: George Washington had teeth made out of hippopotamus ivory
    • George A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter.
    • George A kind of brown loaf.
    • George Any coin having an image of Saint George.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Hungarian brothers George and L"szlo Biro invented the ball point pen in 1938.
    • n George A jewel including a figure in colored enamels of St. George on horseback encountering the dragon, worn pendent from the collar of the order by knights of the Garter. See garter.
    • n George [lowercase] A loaf, supposed to have been originally stamped with a figure of St. George.
    • n George [lowercase] A large curled wig worn, in the eighteenth century.
    • n George [lowercase] Same as gorge, 10.
    • n George A George-noble.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On July 4, 1776, King George III of England noted in his diary: "Nothing of importance happened today."
    • n George jorj a jewelled figure of St George slaying the dragon, worn by Knights of the Garter.
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Quotations

  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore%20Roosevelt
    “I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.”
  • Barbara Bush
    Barbara Bush
    “One thing I can say about George... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring.”
  • William E. Gladstone
    William%20E.%20Gladstone
    “He is the purest figure in history. [About George Washington]”
  • Mark Twain
    Mark%20Twain
    “I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won t.”
  • Yogi Berra
    Yogi%20Berra
    “Yogi met George Bush during an election campaign. Bush said Texas was important. Yogi said Texas has a lot of electrical votes.”
  • Robert Frost
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    “I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. George, or Georges, a proper name, fr. Gr. gewrgo`s husbandman, laborer; ge`a gh^, the earth + 'e`rgein to work; akin to E. work,. See Work

Usage

In literature:

Morris Blood was cut up over it, but George McCloud took it quietly.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
But I fancy that George Washington would have found it amazing.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
George Iredale is coming because I have asked him.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
His armed effigy surmounts the tomb, and the inscription says he died on St. George's Day, 1394.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Lord George was Lord George, and might, possibly, some day be a marquis.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
George A. O. Ernst, Miss Robinson, George H. Fall and others.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
George S. Boutwell, President Elmer H. Capen, of Tufts College; the Hon.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Dr. George Edward Reed, former president of Dickinson College, as the speaker.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
I suppose there isn't a club in London at which it has not been repeated a hundred times that George Roden is not George Roden.
"Marion Fay" by Anthony Trollope
The Marstons were going to Canada and Lake George, and wouldn't reach home till October.
"That Mother-in-Law of Mine" by Anonymous
I can't imagine her picking up any man's boots, George.
"The Romance of a Plain Man" by Ellen Glasgow
I declare, it's a question which can grab the most; old Charley or Stiff Neck George.
"Shadow Mountain" by Dane Coolidge
Uncle George and the angel choir to officiate with Uncle George doubling in brass as pall-bearer.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
George, George, that you should have stooped to this!
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
You know, George wasn't the only one who overhauled his motor after our fun this last summer.
"Motor Boat Boys Down the Coast" by Louis Arundel
George Deaves looked sharply to see that it was closed, then looked as sharply at Evan.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
George Gaylord and Mrs. Bainbridge followed a little more slowly.
"Solaris Farm" by Milan C. Edson
The burning of Mansfield House by Lord George Gordon's rioters has to be minutely described.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
But there would be the car-fare for herself and George.
"The Enchanted Barn" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
George Carter, Mr. George Thurtell, son of Mr. Alderman Thurtell, to Miss Edwards.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
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In poetry:

"Now by St. George, thou vent'rous knight,
Thy steed has nobly done;
Swim back, and pardon make thee light,
Thy pardon he has won!"
"The Fatal Horse" by William Hayley
"Yet might sweet mercy find a place,
And bring relief to Jemmy's woes,
O GEORGE, without a prayer for thee
My orisons should never close.
"Jemmy Dawson" by Henry Morley
He mourned to see it sorely goaded
With silent letters left and right;
These from his own name he unloaded
And wrote it Georg Adolfus Nit.
"Little Ballads Of Timely Warning; III:" by Ellis Parker Butler
"Yet might sweet mercy find a place,
And bring relief to Jemmy's woes,
O George! without a prayer for thee,
My orisons should never close.
"Jemmy Dawson" by William Shenstone
What end so great As that which late
Awoke the Genius of the main?
Which towering rose With George to close,
And rival great Eliza's reign.
"Ocean: An Ode. Concluding With A Wish." by Edward Young
But now what light burns in the cloud?
What voices loud against his ear?
St. Andrew and St. Patrick ride
Close by his side; St. George is near.
"The Vision: (Katia: Easter Sunday, 1916)" by Katharine Tynan

In news:

In commemoration of George Washington Carver 's life and work, Congress declared January 5 as George Washington Carver Recognition Day.
It is hard to believe that George Bush has ever read the works of George Orwell, but he seems, somehow, to have grasped a few Orwellian precepts.
George Salvaridis of George's Famous Gyros understands.
George Washington, George Harrison, George Gershwin or George Jetson.
Compton & Bennett: Boy George and George of the Jungle.
The Prince George's Harlem Renaissance Festival attracted scores Saturday to the Prince George's Ballroom in Landover.
MATTHEW GEORGE By MATTHEW GEORGE Parliamentary Correspondent.
George McIntyre Like Cars 108 on Facebook Follow Cars 108 on Twitter Connect with George on Facebook.
Former President George W Bush was in Washington, DC on Tuesday for a "Celebration of Freedom" at the George W Bush Presidential Center.
Photo by George Gongora, George Gongora/Caller Times The Diocese of Corpus Christi celebrates the ordination and installation of Bishop Wm.
George, son of the late George Ponton Sr.
George P Bush, nephew of former President George W Bush, makes campaign filing in Texas.
George P Bush, a nephew of former President George W Bush and son of one-time Florida Gov Jeb Bush, has made a campaign filing in Texas that is required of candidates planning to run for state office, an official said Thursday night.
GEORGE WEST — George West ISD's George West Primary School was selected as a 2012 Blue Ribbon School, according to a Texas Education Agency news release late Friday.
Spanish tapas and short comic plays will be offered June 30 and July 7 at the Spanish Bakery, 42 St George St. "Comedia" is staged by the Saint George Players.
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In science:

It is a pleasure to thank George Judge, Ali Mohammad-Djafari, Alberto Solana and Viktor Witkovsk´y for valuable discussions.
Minimax Entropy and Maximum Likelihood. Complementarity of tasks, identity of solutions
These questions have been investigated at least since the times of George Boole, leading to a number of formalisms proposed for conditional ob jects, mostly of syntactical, proof-theoretic vein.
The temporal calculus of conditional objects and conditional events
Corollary 7.5). I thank Bruce Blackadar, Joachim Cuntz, George Elliott, and Eberhard Kirchberg for valuable discussions and for their comments to earlier versions of this manuscript. I thank Paul M.
A simple C*-algebra with a finite and an infinite projection
With an appendix by Georg Hein: Semistability of the general syzygy bundle.
Looking out for stable syzygy bundles
The author thanks George Janelidze for stimulating discussions about descent theory, and the referee for pointing out that the proper assumption in Proposition 2.3 is right purity of i, instead of left purity.
Galois corings from the descent theory point of view
He would also like to thank Graham Denham, George Elliott, Herve Oyono-Oyono, N. C.
$C^\ast$-algebras from Anzai flows and their $K$-groups
This paper is a part of the program to classify nuclear simple C ∗ -algebras initiated by George A.
Simple nuclear $C^*$-algebras of tracial topological rank one
In Figure 2 we show the K I and Na I line profiles on the star from a HIRES spectrum obtained by George Herbig in 2000 that includes the D lines.
High Resolution, Long - Slit Spectroscopy of VY CMa: The Evidence for Localized High Mass Loss Events
Papadogiannis, George Filippidis and Theodore G.
Levy statistical fluctuations from a Random Amplifying Medium
Georges, Anomalous diffusion in disordered media: Statistical mechanisms, models and physical applications, Phys.
Functionals of the Brownian motion, localization and metric graphs
Guionnet, Regularization by free additive convolution, square and rectangular cases, Preprint (2007), ArXiv. [B-G1] Benaych-Georges, F.
Rectangular random matrices. Related convolution
Georges, Lectures on the physics of highly correlated electron systems VIII (A.
Solving Dynamical Mean-Field Theory at very low temperature using Lanczos Exact Diagonalization
George G. Szpiro, The gaps between the gaps: some patterns in the prime number sequence, Physica A 341 (2004) 607–617. S.R. Dahmen, S.D. Prado, T. Stuermer-Daitx, Similarity in the statistics of prime numbers, Physica A 296 (2001) 523–528. S.
Pseudo Random test of prime numbers
Let D be the RDF dataset shown in Example 1 and consider the pattern P = ((?X, name, paul) OPT ((?Y , name, george) OPT (?X, email, ?Z ))).
Semantics and Complexity of SPARQL
X occurs both in the optional part of the sub-pattern P ′ = ((?Y , name, george) OPT (?X , email, ?Z )) and outside P ′ in the triple (?X , name, paul), but it is not mentioned in (?Y , name, george).
Semantics and Complexity of SPARQL
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