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guy

a rope, chain, wire, etc., for anchoring an object, such as a radio mast, in position or for steadying or guiding it while being hoisted or lowered

Guy

Buddy, real name George Guy. born 1936, US blues singer and guitarist

Guy

 

(Russian, leer; from Dutch leier), a rope on a ship used to set fore-and-aft sails, guard deck openings, guard open decks where there are no protective coamings or bulwarks, or suspend hoses while transferring liquid fuel when under way. On modern ships the permanent or movable guard rails consist of metal stanchions at least 1 m high with holes through which two or three guys (manropes) are passed.

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(engineering)
A rope or wire securing a pole, derrick, or similar temporary structure in a vertical position.

guy

A supporting rope, cable, or wire which is anchored at one end and tied to an object or structure in order to stabilize it.
References in classic literature ?
Give Sir Guy of Gisborne your horse; while others of you bury that dog of an outlaw where he lies.
While they were doing this Robin Hood strung both his bow and that of Guy of Gisbourne, albeit none of them took notice of his doing so.
At the same time Robin Hood threw back the cowl of horse's hide from his face and bent Guy of Gisbourne's bow, with a keen, barbed arrow fitted to the string.
Now when the Sheriff of Nottingham saw whose face it was beneath Guy of Gisbourne's hood, and when he heard those bugle notes ring in his ear, he felt as if his hour had come.
For a time Guy of Gisbourne stared upon Robin as though bereft of wits; but his wonder quickly passed to a wild rage.
At these words Guy of Gisbourne glared savagely upon Robin.
At these words Guy of Gisbourne looked upon Robin with knit brows, but, as the yeoman still looked innocent of any ill meaning, he bottled his words and strung his bow in silence.
At these words Guy of Gisbourne looked upon Robin with wondering eyes, and then gave another roar of laughter till the woods rang.
"He may be the stoutest of men hereabouts," quoth Guy of Gisbourne, "yet, I tell thee, fellow, this sty of yours is not the wide world.
A federal judge in New York has granted reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter's request for a temporary restraining order against three former executives who moved to competitor Lockton in March.
Guy Carpenter said its new Global Capital Solutions Group and the subsequent appointments reflect ongoing strategic efforts to align and integrate the capabilities of both Guy Carpenter and JLT Re.
Guy, 75, a resident at Ingleby Care Home, relived his days as a White Watch Manager at Thornaby Fire Station, Master Road, thanks to the current crew.