- a pig, especially a young or suckling pig.
Origin of grice
1175–1225; Middle English gris < Old Norse grīss pig
- H(erbert) Paul,1913–88, English philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for grice
I'll lay four or five hundred 'ud clear it all off, Mr. Grice.
"I'm more surprised than before, Mr. Grice," said Palethorpe.
I telled you yer were wrong, Grice, when you turned yon lass off!
You've had a bit o' experience on't o' late, Mr. Grice, what?
The shaft went home, but Grice made no sign that he had received it.
- (intr) (of a railway enthusiast) to collect objects or visit places connected with trains and railways
- an object collected or place visited by a railway enthusiast
C20: origin obscure
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