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Guernsey 1

Syllabification: Guern·sey
Pronunciation: /ˈɡərnzē/
An island in the English Channel, northwest of Jersey; population 65,900 (est. 2009); capital, St. Peter Port.

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Guernsey 2 Syllabification: Guern·sey
Pronunciation: /ˈɡərnzē/

noun (plural Guernseys)

1An animal of a breed of dairy cattle from Guernsey, noted for producing rich, creamy milk.
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  • Besides Jerseys and Holsteins, other US dairy breeds such as Ayrshires, Brown Swiss, Guernseys and Milking Shorthorn have been used successfully in pasture-based systems in different areas of the country.
  • The collection, which was sold off following the owner's death, included dairy shorthorns which fetched £1,240, Ayrshires at £610, Aberdeen Angus cattle at £410, and Guernseys at £410.
2 (guernsey) A thick sweater made with oiled navy blue wool and originally worn by fishermen.

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