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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. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of brown loaf. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Any coin having an image of Saint George. [Brit. slang] [PJC]