Recent Examples of guinea from the Web
Situated in the old coal cellar at 44 Berkeley Square beneath the Clermont Club, a gambling den famously frequented by Lord Lucan, Annabel’s was funded by 500 of Birley’s friends, who stumped up five guineas a year to become life members.
Every visual gag Jerry uses on an audience is guinea-pigged on me first.
Among breeds making a comeback are the compact-sized guinea hog, known for its generous back fat.
In 1990, conservationists located just 50 guineas in the U.S., says the Livestock Conservancy.
Katie will show Holland Lops, a small breed of rabbits, and Cavy guinea pigs at the fair.
Wallace says that the team is testing this hypothesis by studying guinea pigs, which are the only lab animals that naturally develop knee arthritis, and the famous long-distance Tarahumara runners of Mexico.
A lot of minority communities still feel that research involves being a guinea pig.
The company outfits dogs and cats, but also has made carts for a ferret, a hedgehog, sheep, goats, hamsters and guinea pigs.
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Origin and Etymology of guinea
First Known Use: 1664See Words from the same year
Definition of Guinea
Guineanplay \ˈgi-nē-ən\ adjective or noun
GUINEA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of guinea for English Language Learners
: an old British coin worth 21 shillings
GUINEA Defined for Kids
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