Geordie


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Geordie

Brit
1. a person who comes from or lives in Tyneside
2. the dialect spoken by these people
References in classic literature ?
Archie and Charlie, evidently great cronies, were pacing up and down, shoulder to shoulder, whistling "Bonnie Dundee"; Mac was reading in a corner, with his book close to his near-sighted eyes; Dandy was arranging his hair before the oval glass in the hat-stand; Geordie and Will investigating the internal economy of the moon-faced clock; and Jamie lay kicking up his heels on the mat at the foot of the stairs, bent on demanding his sweeties the instant Rose appeared.
"When will she have it?" demanded Geordie, bouncing in his seat with impatience.
He can't be quite right in his head." He didn't want to say a word, and shifted about uneasily in the dark; however, Arthur seemed to be waiting for an answer, so at last he said, "I don't think I quite see what you mean, Geordie. One's told so often to think about death that I've tried it on sometimes, especially this last week.
"Well, I did think it odd what you said, Geordie, as you ask me."
"Shall I see you in the morning, Geordie?" said he, as he shook his friend's hand.
Tom was quite upset; he mumbled something about owing everything good in him to Geordie, looked in her face again, pressed her hand to his lips, and rushed downstairs to his study, where he sat till old Thomas came kicking at the door, to tell him his allowance would be stopped if he didn't go off to bed.
A FUNDRAISER has been launched to give Geordie Walker the send-off he deserves following his lonely life and death.
But it seems that Geordie Shore isn't doing the same for our local dialect as it only reached a lowly seventh in the rankings.
Big Geordie was a welding man, he grafted doon the yards.
Paisley hero James 'Geordie' Gaughan choked back emotion at a ceremony marking his retirement as chairman of the Royal British Legion.
I LOVED the wonderful Geordie sketches Mike Neville did with another much-missed broadcaster, George House, containing classic Geordie Humour.