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grice

[ grahys ]
/ graɪs /
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noun Chiefly Scot.
a pig, especially a young or suckling pig.
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Origin of grice

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

Other definitions for grice (2 of 2)

Grice
[ grahys ]
/ graɪs /

noun
H(erbert) Paul, 1913–88, English philosopher.
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How to use grice in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for grice

grice
/ (ˈɡraɪs) /

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 forms of grice

gricer, noungricing, noun

Word Origin for grice

C20: origin obscure
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