(Grew"some Grue"some), a. [From a word akin to Dan. gru horror, terror + -some; cf. D.
gruwzaam, G. grausam. Cf. Grisly.] Ugly; frightful.
Grewsome sights of war.C. Kingsley.
(Grey) a. See Gray (the correct orthography).
(Grey"hound`) n. [OE. graihund, greihound, greahund, grihond, Icel. greyhundr; grey
greyhound + hundr dog; cf. AS. grighund. The origin of the first syllable is unknown.] A slender, graceful
breed of dogs, remarkable for keen sight and swiftness. It is one of the oldest varieties known, and is
figured on the Egyptian monuments. [Written also grayhound.]
(Grey"lag`) n. (Zoöl.) See Graylag.
(Grib"ble) n. [Cf. Prov. E. grib to bite.] (Zoöl.) A small marine isopod crustacean which burrows
into and rapidly destroys submerged timber, such as the piles of wharves, both in Europe and America.
(Grice) n. [OE. gris, grise; of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. gr?ss, Sw. gris, Dan. grus, also Gr. Skr.
ghrshvi, boar. Cf. Grise, Griskin.] A little pig. [Written also grise.] [Scot.]
(Grice) n. See Gree, a step. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Grid) n. A grating of thin parallel bars, similar to a gridiron.
(Grid"dle) n. [OE. gredil, gredl, gridel, of Celtic origin; cf. W. greidell, Ir. greideal, greideil,
griddle, gridiron, greadaim I burn, scorch. Cf. Gridiron.]
1. An iron plate or pan used for cooking cakes.
2. A sieve with a wire bottom, used by miners.