grice

[grahys]
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noun Chiefly Scot.

a pig, especially a young or suckling pig.

Origin of grice

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

Grice

[grahys]

noun

H(erbert) Paul,1913–88, English philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for grice

Historical Examples of grice

  • "I know it looks pretty bad, Mr. Grice," she admitted, almost humbly.

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • When he came to the farm Mr. Grice was resolved to take nothing less than the whole sum that he had with him.

    The Stokesley Secret

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Grice carved himself some more cold beef, and as he seemed to be considering her proposal, Jeckie resumed her arguments.

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • Here all was dark, but Grice had keys with him and led the way.

    An Annapolis First Classman

    Lt.Com Edward L. Beach

  • I'll see to every penny that comes in and goes out; and you mark my words, Mr. Grice, I can make that farm pay!

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher



British Dictionary definitions for grice

grice

verb

(intr) (of a railway enthusiast) to collect objects or visit places connected with trains and railways

noun

an object collected or place visited by a railway enthusiast
Derived Formsgricer, noungricing, noun

Word Origin for grice

C20: origin obscure
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