He went on to grouse that Rove “buried more Republican candidates than any other consultant.”
Some Republicans will grouse at the new data because it makes their economic-incompetence argument harder to make.
Wood pigeon, pheasant, partridge, grouse, peacocks, hares, wild rabbits, and waterfowl are all dietary staples.
Indeed, when Wallace invited her to grouse about the media being “in the tank for Barack Obama,” Ann largely demurred.
One remaining letter thanks a friend for sending some grouse and a book, the former described as “splendid.”
Ted had six woodcock, a gourmet's delight, in the freezer, and he would add the legal two days' possession limit of six grouse.
They are very much like the pheasant, and I am of the opinion they are the grouse.
So they continued to follow the tracks until presently, just ahead of them, they saw Strutter the grouse.
"Shan't even have time to grouse to-day," Sembadel growled again.
Gramps was no longer shooting, for even though the limit was four grouse, half the limit was enough for anyone.
type of game bird, 1530s, grows (plural, used collectively), of unknown origin, possibly from Latin or Welsh.
"complain," 1885 (implied in grousergroucer, from Old French groucier "to murmur, grumble," of imitative origin (cf. Greek gru "a grunt," gruzein "to grumble"). Related: Groused; grousing. As a noun from 1918, from the verb.
To complain; bitch: No grousing, no foot-dragging, both signs of a solid pro (1887+ British armed forces)