Origin of grindle
Examples from the Web for grindle
The name would have a parallel in the Modern English grindle, grundel, German grundel, a fish haunting the bottom of the water.
After which he hastily told Cooper what they had learned from Dr. Grindle.
I have talked with Dr. Grindle this morning, and he encouraged me to believe that Roy would come through all right.
From it, probably, is derived the surname Grindle, Grindall (Bardsley).
Having reduced Mrs. Grindle to affableness, Mr. Lovely turned his smile towards the Beau.The Passionate Elopement|Compton Mackenzie