george


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

George \George\ (j[^o]rj), prop. n. [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.]
   [1913 Webster]
   1. A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on
      horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the
      Garter. See Garter.
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   2. A kind of brown loaf. [Obs.] --Dryden.
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   3. Any coin having an image of Saint George. [Brit. slang]
      [PJC]
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