- Sir Alec,1914–2000, English actor.
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Examples from the Web for guinness
Guinness seemingly never appreciated much of his finest work.
Guinness is the first, and likely the last, person to be nominated for an Oscar for acting in a Star Wars movie.
According to the critic Kenneth Tynan, Guinness was “a master, but the master of anonymity”.
Compare this with the menu at Botin, christened by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest restaurant in the world.Rodrigo de la Calle Is Spain’s Vegetable Whisperer
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She once correctly multiplied two 13-digit numbers in 28 seconds, a feat that landed her in The Guinness Book of World Records.The Deaths You Missed This Year
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Mrs. Guinness sat erect and looked at her in absolute silence.
The Guinness brewery is the largest establishment of the kind in the world.
It stands near the enormous brewery of the Guinness company.
The fifteen-foot sphere was an earth-borer—Guinness's own invention.
"I can do with a drop o' Guinness," he cried cheerily, his eyes upon the bottles.Mrs. Bindle
- Sir Alec. 1914–2000, British stage and film actor. His films include Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won an Oscar, and Star Wars (1977); TV roles include Le Carré's George Smiley
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Word Origin and History for guinness
Irish brewery, founded 1759 by Arthur Guinness (1725-1803) in Dublin.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper