2 [griz-uhl]
verb (used without object), grizzled, grizzling. British.
to complain; whimper; whine.
to laugh or grin in mockery; sneer.

1740–50; origin uncertain; compare Middle High German grisgramen to gnash one's teeth, German Griesgram sourpuss

grizzler, noun Unabridged
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grizzle1 (ˈɡrɪzəl)
1.  to make or become grey
2.  a grey colour
3.  grey or partly grey hair
4.  a grey wig
[C15: from Old French grisel, from gris, of Germanic origin; compare Middle High German grīs grey]

grizzle2 (ˈɡrɪzəl)
1.  (esp of a child) to fret; whine
2.  to sulk or grumble
[C18: of Germanic origin; compare Old High German grist-grimmōn gnashing of teeth, German Griesgram unpleasant person]

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Originally there were four bears named fang, grizzler, howler, and gums.
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