gid

[ gid ]
/ gɪd /
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noun Veterinary Pathology.

a disease of cattle and especially of sheep in which the brain or spinal cord is infested with larvae of the dog tapeworm, Multiceps multiceps, producing staggers.
Compare waterbrain.

Origin of gid

First recorded in 1550–60; back formation from giddy
Also called sturdy.

Definition for gid (2 of 2)

Origin of GI

1915–20; orig. abbreviation of galvanized iron, used in U.S. Army bookkeeping in entering articles (e.g., trash cans) made of it; later extended to all articles issued (as an assumed abbreviation of government issue) and finally to soldiers themselves
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British Dictionary definitions for gid (1 of 6)

gid

/ (ɡɪd) /

noun

a disease of sheep characterized by an unsteady gait and staggering, caused by infestation of the brain with tapeworms (Taenia caenuris)

Word Origin for gid

C17: back formation from giddy

British Dictionary definitions for gid (2 of 6)

gi

1
/ (ɡiː) /

noun

a loose-fitting white suit worn in judo, karate, and other martial artsa karate gi

Word Origin for gi

from Japanese -gi costume, from ki to wear

British Dictionary definitions for gid (3 of 6)

gi

2

the internet domain name for

Gibraltar

British Dictionary definitions for gid (4 of 6)

Gi

/ electronics /

abbreviation for

gilbert

British Dictionary definitions for gid (5 of 6)

GI

1

noun US informal

plural GIs or GI's a soldier in the US Army, esp an enlisted man

adjective

conforming to US Army regulations; of standard government issue

Word Origin for GI

C20: abbrev. of government issue

British Dictionary definitions for gid (6 of 6)

GI

2

g.i.


abbreviation for

gastrointestinal
glycaemic index
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Medicine definitions for gid

GI


abbr.

gastrointestinal
Gingival Index
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