(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.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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