noun, plural grouse, grous·es.
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Origin of grouse1
OTHER WORDS FROM grousegrouseless, adjectivegrouselike, adjective
Words nearby grouse
Definition for grouse (2 of 3)
verb (used without object), groused, grous·ing.
Origin of grouse2
OTHER WORDS FROM grousegrouser, noun
Definition for grouse (3 of 3)
adjective Australian Slang.
Origin of grouse3
Example sentences from the Web for grouse
The bulk of the economic damage inflicted by cats cataloged in Leroy’s analysis comes from their impact on native biodiversity and resulting losses in spending on birdwatching and hunting birds like ducks, pheasants and grouse.These are the 5 costliest invasive species, causing billions in damages|Jonathan Lambert|March 31, 2021|Science News
Meanwhile, the area’s public land managers wanted to restore streams to help at-risk wildlife species like the Gunnison sage grouse, once prolific across sagebrush country.
A graduate student at Western Colorado University is classifying photos to determine whether there’s a significant difference in the number of Gunnison sage grouse at the restored sites compared with adjacent untreated areas.
A portion of my romance-loving friends groused about the casting.How ‘Bridgerton’ flipped the script on ‘The Duke and I’|Vanessa Riley|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
They groused that Jefferson had won the election only because the Constitution inflated the power of his Southern base through the notorious three-fifths clause that helped allocate electoral votes.
Louis Bacon, another big donor, owns land all over the world, including a grouse-hunting estate in Scotland.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools|Zephyr Teachout|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One remaining letter thanks a friend for sending some grouse and a book, the former described as “splendid.”
Wood pigeon, pheasant, partridge, grouse, peacocks, hares, wild rabbits, and waterfowl are all dietary staples.
The pair will tour the Famous Grouse distillery and will meet young people at the Strathearn Community Campus in Crieff.
Many intellectuals grouse about the competitions as eye candy for the alienated.
The gallinaceous birds include the large blue grouse of the coast, replaced in the Rocky Mountains by the dusky grouse.
Inside of Woodcock's wing,—body orange coloured silk neatly ribbed,—hackle from a grouse for legs.The Teesdale Angler|R Lakeland
Finding that Regis Brugiere paid little attention to the grouse so carefully pointed, Jim resolved to hunt on his own account.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
That Chink of mine is having a holiday with my shotgun, trying to bag a brace of grouse for dinner.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Make a stiff forcemeat from the breast of a fowl or pheasant, or the two breasts of partridge or grouse.Dressed Game and Poultry la Mode|Harriet A. de Salis