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Griffes

[ grif-uhs ]
/ ˈgrɪf əs /
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noun
Charles Tomlinson, 1884–1920, U.S. composer.
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How to use Griffes in a sentence

  • The griffes listened to Lacelle, showing their white teeth and smiling at her rage.

    Latitude 19 degree|Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield
  • Leurs griffes s'allongrent sous leurs gants de cuir; leurs yeux gris tincelrent—l'me, pure, immacule, virginale de Ketty!

    Poems|W. B. Yeats
  • A gold ring with an octagonal sapphire, set griffes, and with four small emeralds in the corners.

    Finger-Ring Lore|William Jones
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