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guy1 / / • n. 1. inf. a man: he's a nice guy. ∎  (guys) people of either sex: you guys want some coffee? 2. Brit. a figure representing Guy Fawkes, burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes' Night, and often displayed by children begging for money for fireworks. • v. [tr.] make fun of; ridicule: he didn't realize I was guying the whole idea. guy2 • n. a rope or line fixed to the ground to secure a tent or other structure. • v. [tr.] secure with a line or lines: it was set on concrete footings and guyed with steel cable.

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guy a figure representing Guy Fawkes, burnt on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes' Night, and often displayed by children begging for money for fireworks.

The original guys were figures paraded about in the streets on the anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot.
Guy Fawkes Night another name for Bonfire Night.

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guy1 (naut.) rope, chain, etc., used to steady a thing. First in guy-rope (girap XIV. gyerope XV), prob. of LG. orig.; cf. Du. gei brail.

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guy2 effigy of Guy Fawkes; grotesque person, ‘fright’; (U.S.) man. XIX.
Hence guy vb. (U.S.) ridicule. XIX.

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GUY

GUY international vehicle registration for Guyana

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