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Webster 1913 Edition


Greaves

Greaves

(grēvz)
,
Noun.
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
.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Greaves

GREAVES

,
Noun.
plu.
greevz. Armor for the legs; a sort of boots.
l Sam.17.

Definition 2023


Greaves

Greaves

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English

Proper noun

Greaves

  1. A surname.

greaves

greaves

See also: Greaves

English

Noun

greaves pl (plural only)

  1. The unmeltable residue left after animal fat has been rendered.

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Etymology 2

Noun

greaves

  1. plural of greave

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