Short and plump, with a dimpled chin, Griselda Blanco might have been the grandmother next door.
Griselda Blanco, a.k.a. the ‘Queen of Cocaine,’ was shot to death in Colombia this week.
fem. proper name, from Italian, from German Grishilda, from Old High German grisja hilda, literally "gray battle-maid." The English form, Grisilde, provided Chaucer's Grizel, the name of the meek, patient wife in the Clerk's Tale, the story and the name both from Boccaccio.