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grice

[grahys] /graɪs/
noun, Chiefly Scot.
1.
a pig, especially a young or suckling pig.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English gris < Old Norse grīss pig

Grice

[grahys] /graɪs/
noun
1.
H(erbert) Paul, 1913–88, English philosopher.
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  • grice, meanwhile, had walked up the east side of the street until he encountered the lawmen.
British Dictionary definitions for grice

grice

/ˈɡraɪs/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (of a railway enthusiast) to collect objects or visit places connected with trains and railways
noun
2.
an object collected or place visited by a railway enthusiast
Derived Forms
gricer, noun
gricing, noun
Word Origin
C20: origin obscure
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