This was a never failing source of pleasure to his mates, and he was enthusiastically "guyed" by every man in the company.
"That must be the emergency-stop that Poney guyed me about," he gasped, as soon as he could think.
Velo picked him up and was so sorry that for once Zaidos felt a twinge of remorse when he thought of the way he had guyed him.
After the fashion of their kind, they guyed the Norwegian about the bath he had taken.
The elders stared at the visitor, while the youngsters, secure in numbers, guyed him to their hearts' content.
It would, indeed, be very disagreeable to be guyed about such a thing.
The captain, 375 eager for easting, made a fair wind of it, and guyed the booms out wing and wing.
Every second pole is guyed with a wire and braced with a pole.
Watts's enigmatic "Hope" was "guyed" in 1887 under the title "Cutting off her head with a saw."
I have been guyed about it as long as I am going to be, and this ends it.
"rope, chain, wire," mid-14c., "leader," from Old French guie "a guide," from guier (see guide (v.)); or from a similar word in North Sea Germanic. The "rope" sense is nautical, first recorded 1620s.
"fellow," 1847, originally American English; earlier (1836) "grotesquely or poorly dressed person," originally (1806) "effigy of Guy Fawkes," leader of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up British king and Parliament (Nov. 5, 1605), paraded through the streets by children on the anniversary of the conspiracy. The male proper name is from French, related to Italian Guido.
To mock; ridicule (1869+)
[ultimately fr the name and reputation of Guy Fawkes, and esp of his ugly effigies burnt in England on November 5 to commemorate the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot, his plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament]