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griffo

[gree-foh] /ˈgri foʊ/
noun, Slang.
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  • What, then, was the cause of griffo's defalcation, and who had inspired him to this signal piece of treachery?

    The God of Love Justin Huntly McCarthy
  • Yet griffo left the Company of Death a misnomer, as far as he was concerned.

    The God of Love Justin Huntly McCarthy
  • Very well, griffo, replied the young man; tell my mother that we are coming down.

    The Corsican Brothers Alexandre Dumas
  • griffo couldn't dodge it, and Slavin couldn't stand up against it.

    Three Elephant Power Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson
  • At that moment griffo appeared to tell me that the horse was saddled and the guide waiting.

    The Corsican Brothers Alexandre Dumas
  • Your cat may be the acknowledged lightweight champion of his district—a griffo of the feline ring!

    Three Elephant Power Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson
  • griffo immediately appeared, carrying some warm water; I saw that this valet had been well drilled.

    The Corsican Brothers Alexandre Dumas
  • I bowed respectfully to Madame de Franchi, and we left the room, preceded by griffo, who carried a light.

    The Corsican Brothers Alexandre Dumas
  • I thought that griffo had been there and left a lamp burning.

    The Corsican Brothers Alexandre Dumas
  • By-the-by, griffo, tell them if they hear any shots on the mountain that it is we who have fired them.

    The Corsican Brothers Alexandre Dumas

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