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  • n. Plural form of guernsey.


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  • A number of a readers asked about Australian manners football uniforms (call them guernseys or jumpers, mate) in Jun after a posting about a striped hosiery for a single of a teams.

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  • After the exhibition, I stopped by at a branch of Nauticalia, the mail-order company that has a chain of stores specialising in replica binnacles, ship's wheels and hurricane lamps, as well as pennants, guernseys and sou'westers: many homes in Britain must look like the bridge of a spanking new 1950s trawler, with inhabitants dressed as spanking new 1950s trawlermen.

    First toys, then models and now works of art

  • So if one goes simply to guernseys. com, one can find out how to do it.

    CNN Transcript Dec 7, 2003

  • You saw people being wheeled on guernseys away from the site of the explosion.

    CNN Transcript Sep 11, 2001

  • The dark blue of "jerseys" and "guernseys" were an effective background for stacks of white woollen stockings and scarlet caps.

    Where Deep Seas Moan

  • Here a group of fishermen in guernseys and high boots, their sou'westers battened down upon their heads.

    Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper

  • They were fisher folk for the most part; the men in blue guernseys and corduroy trousers, and some with curled black beards and rings in their ears; the women, in gayer colours than you see in an up-country church; a southern-seeming race, with southern-sounding names -- Santo, Jose,

    The Ship of Stars

  • He kept a retail shop and sold almost everything the town needed, from guernseys and hardware to tea, bacon, and tallow candles.

    Merry-Garden and Other Stories

  • However, arrayed in smart blue suits and new guernseys and polished to the last degree, they set out on the eventful expedition.

    A Labrador Doctor The Autobiography of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • Seated around the fireplace or against the painted partitions, and standing about in groups, were fishermen in guernseys, ex-fishermen, some bluejackets, and some solid-looking men who were pensioners or sailors in mufti.

    A Poor Man's House


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