Examples from the Web for gris
She had given Brander the chance to reassure her, speaking of the 'gris and of Dan'l Tobey's suspicions in the matter.
"And the 'gris, stowed below us here, will make it a fine fat cruise for old Jonathan Felt when we come home," he chuckled.
It is true that Saint Francis was ceint by a hempen girdle, and, moreover, was clad in a habit of gris.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
Monsieur Vidocq calls a horse gres—this again is a gipsy word—gras, gre, graste, and gris.Carmen|Prosper Merimee
He said to Noll casually, one day: "The 'gris will make this a fat cruise, sir."