George George (j[^o]rj), prop. n. [F. George, or Georges, a proper name, fr. Gr. gewrgo`s husbandman, laborer; ge`a, gh^, the earth + 'e`rgein to work; akin to E. work. See {Work}.] [1913 Webster] 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}. [1913 Webster]

2. A kind of brown loaf. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. Any coin having an image of Saint George. [Brit. slang] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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