from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British A native or inhabitant of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, or its environs.
- n. Chiefly British The dialect of English spoken by Geordies.
- n. Scots A formerly used British gold coin worth one pound and five pence; a guinea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Dialect/colloquial form of English spoken by Geordies, people from Tyneside.
- proper n. A diminutive of the male given name George.
- n. A guinea.
- n. Someone from Tyneside.
- n. A kind of safety lamp invented by George Stephenson.
- adj. Related to or characteristic of Geordies or Newcastle upon Tyne.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A name given by miners to George Stephenson's safety lamp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A guinea: so called from the figure of St. George on the obverse.
- n. The name given by the coal-miners of England to the form of safety-lamp invented by George Stephenson.
- n. An English sailing collier hailing from one of the ports on the northeast coast of England.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
- n. the nonstandard dialect of natives of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Scots, diminutive of George.
Scots, diminutive of George, after Saint George, whose image was once stamped on it.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Diminutive of George. (Wiktionary)