Gye

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Gye gī or gē To guide; to govern. "Discreet enough his country for to gye ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gye An obsolete spelling of guy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. guier,; of German origin. See Guide, and cf. Guy

Usage

In literature:

There Gyes and Cottus and great-souled Obriareus live, trusty warders of Zeus who holds the aegis.
"Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica" by Homer and Hesiod
He went down into the deep parts of the Earth where the giants Cottus, Briareus, and Gyes had been hidden by their father.
"The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles" by Padraic Colum
With 14 full-page Drawings by Hal Gye and Foreword by Henry Lawson.
"Five Months at Anzac" by Joseph Lievesley Beeston
BRIAREUS, or AEGAEON, in Greek mythology, one of the three hundred-armed, fifty-headed Hecatoncheires, brother of Cottus and Gyges (or Gyes).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
The audiences at Gye's are described to me as absolute marvels of coldness.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
Mr. Gye then told her that he was not Colonel Mapleson, but that he could do much better for her.
"Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday" by Henry C. Lahee
In 1878 she was married to Mr. Ernest Gye, the operatic manager.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
She was accompanied by her husband, Mr. Ernest Gye, and his brother, Commander Gye.
"The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I" by James H. Mapleson
As the Metropolitan Opera Directors could wait no longer, they now opened negotiations with Mr. Gye.
"The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II" by James H. Mapleson
In 1869 Mapleson and Gye resolved to join forces, the result being a probably unexampled collection of stars.
"Garcia the Centenarian And His Times" by M. Sterling Mackinlay
Adelina headed the list of artists at Covent Garden under Mr. Gye, among whom were some of the biggest names in Europe.
"Memoirs of an American Prima Donna" by Clara Louise Kellogg
Sae noo ye ken a' about it, an ye'll own yersel it's gye an' like it, to see him slinkin' up here after dark.
"Inchbracken" by Robert Cleland
I had Mr. D. Gye, who was lent to me from the Egyptian Ministry of Finance; Messrs.
"With the Zionists in Gallipoli" by John Henry Patterson
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