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grig

[grig] /grɪg/
noun, Northern British Dialect
1.
a cricket or grasshopper.
2.
a small or young eel.
3.
a lively person.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English grig, grege; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for grigs

grig

/ɡrɪɡ/
noun (dialect)
1.
a lively person
2.
a short-legged hen
3.
a young eel
Word Origin
C14: dwarf, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Swedish krik a little creature
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