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- Brit. a person born or living in or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne
- the variety of Brit. English spoken there
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noun Chiefly British
- A native or inhabitant of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, or its environs.
- The dialect of English spoken by Geordies.
Origin: Scots, diminutive of George.
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A formerly used British gold coin worth one pound and five pence; a guinea.
Origin: Scots, diminutive of George, after Saint George, whose image was once stamped on it.