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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guy  \Guy\,  v.  t. 
  To  fool;  to  baffle;  to  make  (a  person)  an  object  of  ridicule. 
  [Local  &  Collog  U.S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guy  \Guy\,  n.  [Sp.  guia  guide,  a  guy  or  small  rope  used  on  board 
  of  ships  to  keep  weighty  things  in  their  places;  of  Teutonic 
  origin,  and  the  same  word  as  E.  guide.  See  {Guide},  and  cf 
  {Gye}.] 
  A  rope,  chain,  or  rod  attached  to  anything  to  steady  it  as: 
  a  rope  to  steady  or  guide  an  object  which  is  being  hoisted  or 
  lowered;  a  rope  which  holds  in  place  the  end  of  a  boom,  spar, 
  or  yard  in  a  ship;  a  chain  or  wire  rope  connecting  a 
  suspension  bridge  with  the  land  on  either  side  to  prevent 
  lateral  swaying;  a  rod  or  rope  attached  to  the  top  of  a 
  structure,  as  of  a  derrick,  and  extending  obliquely  to  the 
  ground,  where  it  is  fastened. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guy  \Guy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Guyed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Guying}.] 
  To  steady  or  guide  with  a  guy. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guy  \Guy\,  n. 
  1.  A  grotesque  effigy,  like  that  of  Guy  Fawkes,  dressed  up  in 
  England  on  the  fifth  of  November,  the  day  of  the  Gunpowder 
  Plot. 
 
  The  lady  .  .  .  who  dresses  like  a  guy.  --W.  S. 
  Gilbert. 
 
  2.  A  person  of  queer  looks  or  dress.  --Dickens. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  guy 
  n  1:  an  informal  term  for  a  youth  or  man;  "a  nice  guy";  "the 
  guy's  only  doing  it  for  some  doll"  [syn:  {cat},  {hombre}] 
  2:  (British)  an  effigy  of  Guy  Fawkes  that  is  burned  on  a 
  bonfire  on  Guy  Fawkes  Day  [syn:  {Guy}] 
  3:  a  rope  or  cable  that  is  used  to  brace  something  (especially 
  a  tent)  [syn:  {guy  cable},  {guy  rope}] 
  v  1:  subject  to  laughter  or  ridicule:  "The  satirists  ridiculed 
  the  plans  for  a  new  opera  house";  "The  students  poked 
  fun  at  the  inexperienced  teacher"  [syn:  {ridicule},  {blackguard}, 
  {laugh  at},  {jest  at},  {rib},  {make  fun},  {poke  fun}] 
  2:  steady  with  a  guy 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Guy,  AR  (town,  FIPS  29230) 
  Location:  35.32450  N,  92.33478  W 
  Population  (1990):  241  (90  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  72061 
  Guy,  TX 
  Zip  code(s):  77444 




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