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grice

[grahys] /graɪs/
noun, Chiefly Scot.
1.
a pig, especially a young or suckling pig.
Origin of grice
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English gris < Old Norse grīss pig

Grice

[grahys] /graɪs/
noun
1.
H(erbert) Paul, 1913–88, English philosopher.
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  • I'll lay four or five hundred 'ud clear it all off, Mr. grice.

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

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

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

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

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  • "Aye, it's as dead certain as that I'm sitting here, Mrs. grice," she said.

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  • Nothing, indeed, could be in greater contrast than grice's shop and grice's house.

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  • "In less nor three years you and my son Albert'll be wed," remarked grice.

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  • "I could like a word or two wi' you, if you please," said grice.

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  • grice shut the door, slid back to his chair, and once more looked at her.

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British Dictionary definitions for grice

grice

/ˈɡraɪs/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (of a railway enthusiast) to collect objects or visit places connected with trains and railways
noun
2.
an object collected or place visited by a railway enthusiast
Derived Forms
gricer, noun
gricing, noun
Word Origin
C20: origin obscure
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