- From Guernsey. (Wiktionary)
“Gansey is certainly also a version of the word guernsey, from the name of a famous Channel island, and is likewise used to describe the guernsey shirt.”
“He wore jeans and the kind of heavy navy-blue sweater that is called a guernsey, which gave him a look of youth, or the look perhaps of a youth who suffers from some terrible prematurely ageing disease.”
“Posted: Apr 27th, 2008 at 11: 55 am I live on the lovely island of guernsey, that is the island sistered with Jersey, and on the Liberation day all the local people will be getting drunk and eating-more, and enjoying the festivities.”
“So when tests begin to incorporate productive skills (and not just receptive or analytical skills), a communicative approach potentially gets tugged out of a dusty locker somewhere and given a new guernsey to come out on the playing field again.”
“Here you will find a short trench coat reminiscent of those worn by World War One Tommys and stretch tweed military-style leggings to match, an adapted Eton-collar shirt, brothel creeper shoes so beloved of Teddy boys, sharp mod suits, a fisherman's guernsey sweater cut like a sweatshirt, and baggy, shapeless work trousers.”
“She was in her slacks and an old guernsey, pulled over her nightie, within seconds, with the socks she had charmed out of Hub on her feet and her length of hair tied back with an end of ribbon.”
“The guernsey was on its last legs, her slacks were stuffed into the Welling tons and her hair, escaped from its hastily tied ribbon, hung curly and untidy, around her face.”
“Similarly, Batman as edited by O'Neil, though this lasted longer and was in my opinion even better and more consistent I'm glad to see Byrne's Supes get a guernsey, though - note that he saved one of the biggest and most shocking changes to the Superman mythos until the end of the run.”
“My personal favourite was ‘oprah fish smells’ and then just to prove my readers are a highly literate lot ‘litlle leg’ got a guernsey too.”
“Gansey, apparently, is a Scottish version of guernsey.”
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