guv'nor


guv'nor
• / guv
• meaning 'boss', or can be used as a laddish friendly term to indicate admiration. Used much like 'chief'.

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  • The Guv'nor vol 4 — is a compilation of recordings by Ashley Hutchings. These recordings come from studio demos, live performances and some studio finished product. Almost all had never been released before and the quality is variable. They date from the period 1967 …   Wikipedia

  • The Guv'nor vol 3 — is a compilation of recordings by Ashley Hutchings. These recordings come from studio demos, live performances and some studio finished product. Almost all had never been released before and the quality is variable. They date from the period 1968 …   Wikipedia

  • The Guv'nor vol 1 — is a compilation of recordings by Ashley Hutchings. These recordings come from studio demos, live performances and some studio finished product. Almost all had never been released before and the quality is variable. They date from the period 1966 …   Wikipedia


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