Gristle, Gris′l, n. a soft elastic substance in animal bodies—also called Cartilage.
She had given Brander the chance to reassure her, speaking of the 'Gris and of Dan'l Tobey's suspicions in the matter.
They are very superstitious, and are much attached to their prejudices, and little toys which they call Gris, Gris.
"And the 'Gris, stowed below us here, will make it a fine fat cruise for old Jonathan Felt when we come home," he chuckled.
Ahem, I believe it is a synonym for en ribote, with nearly the vulgar connotation of Gris or soul—tipsy, you know!
Monsieur Vidocq calls a horse gres—this again is a gipsy word—gras, gre, graste, and Gris.
Not he whose pictures abound in couleurs voyantes, but he who preserves in his work all the Gris colors is the good colorist.
It is true that Saint Francis was ceint by a hempen girdle, and, moreover, was clad in a habit of Gris.
He said to Noll casually, one day: "The 'Gris will make this a fat cruise, sir."
The many-hued light of dawn was breaking in the east, when at last they reached the creek beyond Gris Nez.