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Webster 1913 Edition


Grise

Grise

(grīs)
,
Noun.
See
Grice
, a pig.
[Prov. Eng.]

Grise

(grīs or grēs)
,
Noun.
[Prop. pl. of
gree
a step.]
A step (in a flight of stairs); a degree.
[Obs.]
Every
grise
of fortune
Is smoothed by that below.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Grise

GRISE

,
Noun.
[L. gressus.] A step, or scale of steps.
1.
A swine.

Definition 2022


grise

grise

See also: grisé

English

Noun

grise (plural grises)

  1. (obsolete) A step (in a flight of stairs); a degree.
    • Shakespeare
      Every grise of fortune / Is smoothed by that below.

Etymology 2

Noun

grise (plural grises)

  1. Alternative form of grice (a pig)


Danish

Etymology

From gris (pig).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡriːsə/, [ˈɡ̊ʁiːsə], [ˈɡ̊ʁiːs̩]

Noun

grise c

  1. plural indefinite of gris

Verb

grise (imperative gris, infinitive at grise, present tense griser, past tense grisede, perfect tense er/har griset)

  1. dirty
  2. mess up

Synonyms


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁiz/
  • Homophone: grises

Adjective

grise

  1. feminine singular of gris

Anagrams


Norman

Pronunciation

Adjective

grise

  1. feminine singular of gris

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From gris (pig).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡriːsə/

Verb

grise (imperative gris, present tense griser, passive grises, simple past grisa or griset or griste, past participle grisa or griset or grist, present participle grisende)

  1. (of a female pig) to farrow, give birth to piglets
  2. grise til - to dirty, to mess up

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References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From gris (pig).

Alternative forms

Verb

grise

  1. (of a female pig) to farrow, give birth to piglets
  2. grise til - to dirty, to mess up

Inflection

Synonyms

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