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So's the other one—the guy as has got the mun; he's got a bank full of it.

To ensure rigidity the rudder must be stayed with guy wires.

It is Guy of Gisbourne, and thou mayst have heard it before.

This was carried by my fourth son on the fifth of November, when he was a Guy Fawkes.'

Guy suggested as a joke that she charge the makers a commission.

And Guy stood sobered—sobered not at going to the war, but at leaving her.

When we were back in our room he said, "That did it—I'm going to get that guy."

Anyway, there they was, and it probably didn't make any difference to the guy himself.

Of the best the world contained, he, Guy Landers, would partake.

Live and let live; that's what I say, and let a guy get by if he can.

WORD ORIGIN

"rope, chain, wire," mid-14c., "leader," from Old French guie "a guide," from guier (see guide (v.)); or from a similar word in North Sea Germanic. The "rope" sense is nautical, first recorded 1620s.

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