guernsey, n. (pl. -eys)
1 a an animal of a breed of dairy cattle from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. b this breed.
2 (guernsey) a a thick (usu. blue) woollen sweater of a distinctive pattern. b Austral. a football shirt.
get a guernsey Austral. colloq.
1 be selected for a football team.
2 gain recognition. guernsey lily a kind of nerine orig. from S. Africa, with large pink lily-like flowers.