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  • 141Goare — This interesting and unusual surname, with variant spellings Gore, Goare, Guare, Gur etc., derives from the old English pre 7th Century gara , a gore or triangular piece of land, and was originally given either as a topographical name to someone… …

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  • 142Guare — This interesting and unusual surname, with variant spellings Gore, Goare, Guare, Gur etc., derives from the old English pre 7th Century gara , a gore or triangular piece of land, and was originally given either as a topographical name to someone… …

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  • 143Gurr — This interesting and unusual surname, with variant spellings Gore, Goare, Guare, Gur etc., derives from the old English pre 7th Century gara , a gore or triangular piece of land, and was originally given either as a topographical name to someone… …

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  • 144Gore — This rather unusual surname, is of Anglo Saxon origin, and locational from Gore (Court) in Kent, or Gore in Wiltshire, both so called from the Olde English pre 7th Century gara meaning gore (a triangular piece of land). Locational surnames were… …

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  • 145Goreway — This rather unusual surname, is of Anglo Saxon origin, and locational from Gore (Court) in Kent, or Gore in Wiltshire, both so called from the Olde English pre 7th Century gara meaning gore (a triangular piece of land). Locational surnames were… …

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  • 146Gorring — This is a locational name of Olde English origin which derives from the tribal name Garingas , itself translating as the people who dwell at the Gara . The Gara , was a triangular piece of ground formed after the rectangular open field system had …

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  • 147Stanger — Recorded in a number of associated spellings including: Stanger, Stangay, Stango, and Stangoe, this is an English surname. It is believed to have at least two possible origins. In the north of England, particularly in the counties of Yorkshire,… …

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  • 148Stango — Recorded in a number of associated spellings including: Stanger, Stangay, Stango, and Stangoe, this is an English surname. It is believed to have at least two possible origins. In the north of England, particularly in the counties of Yorkshire,… …

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  • 149Stangoe — Recorded in a number of associated spellings including: Stanger, Stangay, Stango, and Stangoe, this is an English surname. It is believed to have at least two possible origins. In the north of England, particularly in the counties of Yorkshire,… …

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  • 150Wadge — This interesting surname found widespread in Cornwall, is possibly a variant of Wedge , which itself derives from two possible origins. Firstly, it may be of English topographical origin, describing someone who lived on a wedge shaped (i.e.… …

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  • 151Wedge — This interesting and unusual surname, with variant spelling Wegg, Wege and Wegge, is of Anglo Saxon origin, and may derive from two possible origins. Firstly, it may be of topographical origin, describing someone who lived on a wedge shaped (i.e …

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  • 152flat pick — flat triangular piece of plastic or metal used to strum the strings on a guitar or another similar instrument, plectrum …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 153Gushet Neuk — is a triangular piece of land, especially in an odd corner …

    Scottish slang

  • 154pendentive —    A concave, triangular piece of masonry (a triangle section of a hemisphere), four of which provide the transition from a square area to the circular base of a covering dome. Although they appear to be hanging (pendant) from the dome, they in… …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 155godet — [gəʊ dɛt, gəʊdeɪ] noun a triangular piece of material inserted in a garment to make it flared or for ornamentation. Origin C19: from Fr …

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  • 156sprocket — noun 1》 each of several projections on the rim of a wheel that engage with the links of a chain or with holes in film, tape, or paper. 2》 (also sprocket wheel) a wheel with projections of this kind. Origin C16 (denoting a triangular piece of… …

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  • 157gusset — gus•set [[t]ˈgʌs ɪt[/t]] n. 1) clo a small, triangular piece of material inserted into a shirt, shoe, etc., to improve the fit or for reinforcement 2) civ a plate for uniting structural members at a joint, as in a steel frame or truss • Etymology …

    From formal English to slang

  • 158godet — /ˈgoʊdeɪ/ (say gohday), / dɛt/ (say det) noun 1. a triangular piece of material inserted into a seam to give fullness. 2. a wheel or roller used in spinning rayon yarn. {French} …

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  • 159gore — I. /gɔ / (say gaw) noun blood that is shed, especially when clotted. {Middle English; Old English gor dung, dirt} II. /gɔ / (say gaw) verb (t) (gored, goring) (of an animal) to pierce with the horns or tusks. {Middle English goren. Compare gore3} …

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  • 160nacho — na·cho (nä’chō′) n. pl. na·chos ▸ A small, often triangular piece of a tostada, topped with cheese and often chili pepper sauce and broiled. ╂ [From Nacho, nickname of Ignacio Anaya, the maître d hôtel of a restaurant in Piedras Negras, Mexico,… …

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