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  • n. Plural form of Guernsey.


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  • Guernseys, New York Rosa Parks posed on a bus shortly after refusing to move for a white rider.

    Rosa Parks, Waiting to be Found

  • The afternoon sun highlights the brown and white flanks of the nearby St Senara Guernseys, named after the church's patron saint, grazing on their pastures above the blue sea.

    Country diary: Zennor, Cornwall

  • Sweaters are Guernseys (£56.30, from ), cashmere V-necks (see Marks & Spencer's Autograph, £69; John Lewis, £79; or John Smedley, £255), Aran (Burberry Prorsum, £550) or fishermen's (YMC, £175).

    Deconstructing the Unreconstructed Male

  • Eldridge supplies the Desert Rats 7th Armoured Division with their oatmeal-colored Guernseys, the Tank regiment (black), the Intelligence Corps (V-necked army green) and the Mercian.

    Coolhunter: The Guernsey

  •  By the time the National Guard screeched into action and located him, Billy had munched his way through some twenty or thirty of the finest Guernseys in the country.

    Another Metamorphosis: A Moral Tale about Obsession

  • In six months it was open to the general public, bringing a prosperity to Finleydale that the Guernseys and even the autoworkers had never been able to do.

    Another Metamorphosis: A Moral Tale about Obsession

  • Teresa #647 It was a mixed farm; we had 50 head of Red Poll cattle, which were our financial mainstay plus a couple of Jerseys and Guernseys for milk, goats, sheep, pigs and chickens.

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  • Among them are the Ayrshires, roan-colored and high-strung; Brown Swiss, large, pretty cows with a reputation for low intelligence; Guernseys, hardy and docile; and Jerseys, small, relatively low-volume producers with milk rich in fat and solids.

    The Dirty Life

  • "Looking like an antelope in a herd of Guernseys . . ."

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  • I can't think of the exact quote, but he calls her something like a gazelle I'm sure that's wrong in a herd of Guernseys, which in the context of the novel was pretty cute.

    Eco chamber: Is your favorite crime series a closed text?


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