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[gurt] /gɜrt/
a female given name, form of Gertrude.
Also called Gertie, Gerty
[gur-tee] /ˈgɜr ti/ (Show IPA)
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  • It shows where you stood with the management, Gert—this and a five-dollar gold piece.

    Americans All Various
  • Better shave it off before Gert starts kidding you about it.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • Squire be clay, a Gert human bein' wise wi' the wisdom that I understands.

    The Soul of Susan Yellam Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Gert (runs up the steps and beats the church door with his fist).

    Master Olof August Strindberg
  • The guide took charge of Gert, and I followed in W.'s wake very carefully.

    Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life Mary Alsop King Waddington
  • The day after, his father, Gert van Niekerk, returned (p. 227) to his house.

    Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.
  • Weel, I followed along t' beck-side while I com to a Gert lake, wi' lads an' lasses sailin' boats on it.

    Tales of the Ridings F. W. Moorman
  • I minds me when I jined what they called a deppitation to that Gert city.

    The Soul of Susan Yellam Horace Annesley Vachell
  • “Yes, it is Gert, Baas,” answered the voice in a tone of intense delight and relief.

    Aletta Bertram Mitford
  • Pipe the rig, Gert; he makes you look like a hole in a doughnut.

    Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst
British Dictionary definitions for Gert


(English, dialect) great or very big
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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