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grice

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

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

Grice

[grahys]
noun
  1. H(erbert) Paul,1913–88, English philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for grice

Historical Examples

  • "I'm more surprised than before, Mr. Grice," said Palethorpe.

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • I'll lay four or five hundred 'ud clear it all off, Mr. Grice.

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • I telled you yer were wrong, Grice, when you turned yon lass off!

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • You've had a bit o' experience on't o' late, Mr. Grice, what?

    The Root of All Evil

    J. S. Fletcher

  • "Aye, it's as dead certain as that I'm sitting here, Mrs. Grice," she said.

    The Root of All Evil

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British Dictionary definitions for grice

grice

verb
  1. (intr) (of a railway enthusiast) to collect objects or visit places connected with trains and railways
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noun
  1. an object collected or place visited by a railway enthusiast
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Derived Formsgricer, noungricing, noun

Word Origin

C20: origin obscure
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