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another-guess

An*oth"er-guess adjective
Etymology
Corrupted fr. another-gates.
Definitions
  1. Of another sort. Archaic
    It used to go in another-guess manner. Arbuthnot.
Webster 1913

george guess

  • noun Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843)
    Sequoya; Sequoyah.
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guess rope

Guess" rope"
Definitions
  1. (Naut.) A guess warp.
Webster 1913

guess warp

Guess" warp"
Definitions
  1. (Naut.) A rope or hawser by which a vessel is towed or warped along; -- so called because it is necessary to guess at the length to be carried in the boat making the attachment to a distant object.
Webster 1913

guessing game

  • noun a game in which participants compete to identify some obscurely indicated thing
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second-guess

  • verb attempt to anticipate or predict
    outguess.
  • verb evaluate or criticize with hindsight
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