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 for guy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  guy \guy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. guyed (g[imac]d); p. pr. & vb.
     n. guying.]
     To steady or guide with a guy.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  guy \guy\, n.
     1. A grotesque effigy, like that of Guy Fawkes, dressed up in
        England on the fifth of November, the day of the Gunpowder
        Plot.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The lady . . . who dresses like a guy. --W. S.
                                                    Gilbert.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Hence: A person of queer looks or dress. [Chiefly Brit.
        slang] --Dickens.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A man or young man; a fellow; -- usually contrasted with
        gals or girls as, it was fun for both the guys and
        gals; the guys were watching football while the girls
        played bridge. [Informal]
        [PJC]
  
     4. A member of a group of either sex, usually a friend or
        comrade; -- usually used in the pl.; as, tell the guys to
        come inside; are any of you guys interested in a game of
        tennis?. [Informal]
        [PJC]
  
     great guy a man who has a very pleasant personality,
        typically one who is friendly, generous, and pleasant to
        associate with.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  guy \guy\ (g[imac]), n. [Sp. guia guide, a guy or small rope
     used on board of ships to keep weighty things in their
     places; of Teutonic origin, and the same word as E. guide.
     See Guide, and cf. Gye.]
     A rope, chain, or rod attached to anything to steady it; as:
     a rope to steady or guide an object which is being hoisted or
     lowered; a rope which holds in place the end of a boom, spar,
     or yard in a ship; a chain or wire rope connecting a
     suspension bridge with the land on either side to prevent
     lateral swaying; a rod or rope attached to the top of a
     structure, as of a derrick, and extending obliquely to the
     ground, where it is fastened.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Guy \Guy\, v. t.
     To fool; to baffle; to make (a person) an object of ridicule.
     [Local & Collog U.S.]
     [1913 Webster]

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