[ gree-shuhk; Scot. gree-shuhkh ]
/ ˈgri ʃʌk; Scot. ˈgri ʃʌx /

noun Scot.

a bed of embers, especially of a peat or moss fire.


Fend Off Sciolism With This Word Of The Day Quiz
Are you the Cinderella of this week’s quiz? Test your memory on the words and definitions from March 23–29.
Question 1 of 7

Origin of grieshoch

First recorded in 1795–1805, grieshoch is from the Scots Gaelic word griòsach embers Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020