obsolete spelling of grouse.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for growse
Of course you can growse as well as anybody, and you do growse.Touch and Go
D. H. Lawrence
We saw also several villages of barking-squirrels; great numbers of growse, and three foxes.History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I.
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
Miss Dilldall, gay little woman of the world, had solemnly proposed that a man should be hired to growse about the meals.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
The doctrines of the sect, Mr. Growse states,4 are of a very enlightened character.
Growse aptly compares St. Paul, "I had not known evil but by the law."Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)