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GeorgeGeorge George, n. [F. George, or Georges, a proper name, fr.
Gr. ? husbandman, laborer; ge`a, gh^, the earth + ? to work;
akin to E. work. See Work.]
1. A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on
horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the
Garter. See Garter.
2. A kind of brown loaf. [Obs.] --Dryden. George nobleGeorge noble George" no`ble [So called from the image of St.
George on it.]
A gold noble of the time of Henry VIII. See Noble, n. Georgia pinePine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.]
1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See
Note: There are about twenty-eight species in the United
States, of which the white pine (P. Strobus), the
Georgia pine (P. australis), the red pine (P.
resinosa), and the great West Coast sugar pine (P.
Lambertiana) are among the most valuable. The Scotch
pine or fir, also called Norway or Riga pine
(Pinus sylvestris), is the only British species. The
nut pine is any pine tree, or species of pine, which
bears large edible seeds. See Pinon. The spruces,
firs, larches, and true cedars, though formerly
considered pines, are now commonly assigned to other
2. The wood of the pine tree.
3. A pineapple.
Ground pine. (Bot.) See under Ground.
Norfolk Island pine (Bot.), a beautiful coniferous tree,
the Araucaria excelsa.
Pine barren, a tract of infertile land which is covered
with pines. [Southern U.S.]
Pine borer (Zo["o]l.), any beetle whose larv[ae] bore into
Pine finch. (Zo["o]l.) See Pinefinch, in the Vocabulary.
Pine grosbeak (Zo["o]l.), a large grosbeak (Pinicola
enucleator), which inhabits the northern parts of both
hemispheres. The adult male is more or less tinged with
Pine lizard (Zo["o]l.), a small, very active, mottled gray
lizard (Sceloporus undulatus), native of the Middle
States; -- called also swift, brown scorpion, and
Pine marten. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A European weasel (Mustela martes), called also
sweet marten, and yellow-breasted marten.
(b) The American sable. See Sable.
Pine moth (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small
tortricid moths of the genus Retinia, whose larv[ae]
burrow in the ends of the branchlets of pine trees, often
doing great damage.
Pine mouse (Zo["o]l.), an American wild mouse (Arvicola
pinetorum), native of the Middle States. It lives in pine
Pine needle (Bot.), one of the slender needle-shaped leaves
of a pine tree. See Pinus.
Pine-needle wool. See Pine wool (below).
Pine oil, an oil resembling turpentine, obtained from fir
and pine trees, and used in making varnishes and colors.
Pine snake (Zo["o]l.), a large harmless North American
snake (Pituophis melanoleucus). It is whitish, covered
with brown blotches having black margins. Called also
bull snake. The Western pine snake (P. Sayi) is
chestnut-brown, mottled with black and orange.
Pine tree (Bot.), a tree of the genus Pinus; pine.
Pine-tree money, money coined in Massachusetts in the
seventeenth century, and so called from its bearing a
figure of a pine tree.
Pine weevil (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
weevils whose larv[ae] bore in the wood of pine trees.
Several species are known in both Europe and America,
belonging to the genera Pissodes, Hylobius, etc.
Pine wool, a fiber obtained from pine needles by steaming
them. It is prepared on a large scale in some of the
Southern United States, and has many uses in the economic
arts; -- called also pine-needle wool, and pine-wood
Georgian Geor"gi*an, a.
Of or pertaining to Georgia, one of the United States.
Georgian Geor"gi*an, a.
1. Of or pertaining to Georgia, in Asia, or to Georgia, one
of the United States.
2. Of or relating to the reigns of the four Georges, kings of
Great Britan; as, the Georgian era.
Georgian Geor"gi*an, n.
A native of, or dweller in, Georgia.
Georgian architecture Georgian architecture
British or British colonial architecture of the period of the
four Georges, especially that of the period before 1800.
Georgium Sidus Geor"gi*um Si`dus [NL., the star of George
(III. of England).] (Astron.)
The planet Uranus, so named by its discoverer, Sir W.
Melospiza GeorgianaSwamp Swamp, n. [Cf. AS. swam a fungus, OD. swam a sponge, D.
zwam a fungus, G. schwamm a sponge, Icel. sv["o]ppr, Dan. &
Sw. swamp, Goth. swamms, Gr. somfo`s porous, spongy.]
Wet, spongy land; soft, low ground saturated with water, but
not usually covered with it; marshy ground away from the
Gray swamps and pools, waste places of the hern.
A swamp differs from a bog and a marsh in producing
trees and shrubs, while the latter produce only
herbage, plants, and mosses. --Farming
Swamp blackbird. (Zo["o]l.) See Redwing
Swamp cabbage (Bot.), skunk cabbage.
Swamp deer (Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic deer (Rucervus
Duvaucelli) of India.
Swamp hen. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) An Australian azure-breasted bird (Porphyrio bellus);
-- called also goollema.
(b) An Australian water crake, or rail (Porzana Tabuensis);
-- called also little swamp hen.
(c) The European purple gallinule.
Swamp honeysuckle (Bot.), an American shrub (Azalea, or
Rhododendron, viscosa) growing in swampy places, with
fragrant flowers of a white color, or white tinged with
rose; -- called also swamp pink.
Swamp hook, a hook and chain used by lumbermen in handling
logs. Cf. Cant hook.
Swamp itch. (Med.) See Prairie itch, under Prairie.
Swamp laurel (Bot.), a shrub (Kalmia glauca) having small
leaves with the lower surface glaucous.
Swamp maple (Bot.), red maple. See Maple.
Swamp oak (Bot.), a name given to several kinds of oak
which grow in swampy places, as swamp Spanish oak
(Quercus palustris), swamp white oak (Q. bicolor),
swamp post oak (Q. lyrata).
Swamp ore (Min.), bog ore; limonite.
Swamp partridge (Zo["o]l.), any one of several Australian
game birds of the genera Synoicus and Excalfatoria,
allied to the European partridges.
Swamp robin (Zo["o]l.), the chewink.
Swamp sassafras (Bot.), a small North American tree of the
genus Magnolia (M. glauca) with aromatic leaves and
fragrant creamy-white blossoms; -- called also sweet
Swamp sparrow (Zo["o]l.), a common North American sparrow
(Melospiza Georgiana, or M. palustris), closely
resembling the song sparrow. It lives in low, swampy
Swamp willow. (Bot.) See Pussy willow, under Pussy.
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- George Frideric
(or Frederick) Handel
(/ˈhændəl/; born Georg Friederich
Händel [ˈɡeːɔɐ̯k ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈhɛndl̩] (listen); 23 February
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(/ˈkæntɔːr/ KAN-tor; German: [ˈɡeɔɐ̯k ˈfɛɐ̯dinant ˈluːtvɪç ˈfɪlɪp ˈkantɔɐ̯]; March
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- Georg Friedrich
(German: Georg Friedrich Ferdinand Prinz
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Ohm (/oʊm/; German: [ˈɡeːɔɐ̯k ˈʔoːm]; 16 March
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and mathematician. As a school
teacher, Ohm began...
, also called geoism
tax (archaic), is an economic ideology holding
that, while people should
own the value
- Baron Georg Johannes Ludwig Ritter
1880 – 30 May 1947) was an Austro-Hungarian Navy officer
and the patriarch
of the Trapp Family
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
(/ˈheɪɡəl/, German: [ˈɡeːɔɐ̯k ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈheːɡl̩]; August
27, 1770 – November
14, 1831) was a German
- Georg Marcgrave
(originally German: Georg
Marggraf, also spelled
"Marcgraf" "Markgraf") (1610 – 1644) was a German naturalist
and astronomer, whose