(Great"coat") n. An overcoat.
(Great"en) v. t. To make great; to aggrandize; to cause to increase in size; to expand. [R.]
A minister's [business] is to greaten and exalt [his king].Ken.
(Great"en), v. i. To become large; to dilate. [R.]
My blue eyes greatening in the looking- glass.Mrs. Browning.
(Great"-grand"child`) n. The child of one's grandson or granddaughter.
(Great"-grand"daugh`ter) n. [See Great, 10.] A daughter of one's grandson or
(Great"-grand"fa`ther) n. [See Great, 10.] The father of one's grandfather or grandmother.
(Great"-grand"moth`er) n. The mother of one's grandfather or grandmother.
(Great"-grand"son`) n. [See Great, 10.] A son of one's grandson or granddaughter.
1. High-spirited; fearless. [Obs.] Clarendon.
2. Generous; magnanimous; noble.
(Great"-heart`ed*ness), n. The quality of being greathearted; high-mindedness; magnanimity.
1. In a great degree; much.
I will greatly multiply thy sorrow.Gen. iii. 16.
2. Nobly; illustriously; magnanimously.
By a high fate thou greatly didst expire.Dryden.
(Great"ness), n. [AS. greátnes.]
1. The state, condition, or quality of being great; as, greatness of size, greatness of mind, power, etc.
2. Pride; haughtiness. [Obs.]
It is not of pride or greatness that he cometh not aboard your ships.Bacon.
(Greave) n. A grove. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Greave), n. [OF. grees; cf. Sp. grevas.] Armor for the leg below the knee; usually in the
(Greave), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Greaved (grevd); p. pr. & vb. n. Greaving.] [From Greaves.]
(Naut.) To clean (a ship's bottom); to grave.
(Greaves) n. pl. [Cf. dial. Sw. grevar greaves, LG. greven, G. griebe, also AS. greofa pot.
Cf. Gravy.] The sediment of melted tallow. It is made into cakes for dogs' food. In Scotland it is called
cracklings. [Written also graves.]