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grice

[grahys]
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noun Chiefly Scot.
  1. a pig, especially a young or suckling pig.
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Origin of grice

1175–1225; Middle English gris < Old Norse grīss pig

Grice

[grahys]
noun
  1. H(erbert) Paul,1913–88, English philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for grice

Historical Examples

  • I'll lay four or five hundred 'ud clear it all off, Mr. Grice.

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • "I'm more surprised than before, Mr. Grice," said Palethorpe.

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • I telled you yer were wrong, Grice, when you turned yon lass off!

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • You've had a bit o' experience on't o' late, Mr. Grice, what?

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • The shaft went home, but Grice made no sign that he had received it.

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher


British Dictionary definitions for grice

grice

verb
  1. (intr) (of a railway enthusiast) to collect objects or visit places connected with trains and railways
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noun
  1. an object collected or place visited by a railway enthusiast
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Derived Formsgricer, noungricing, noun

Word Origin

C20: origin obscure
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