Definition of Greaves

1. Noun. The residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered.

Exact synonyms: Crackling
Generic synonyms: Residue



Definition of Greaves

1. n. pl. The sediment of melted tallow. It is made into cakes for dogs' food. In Scotland it is called cracklings.

Definition of Greaves

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

2. Noun. (plural of greave) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greaves

1. greave [n] - See also: greave

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Literary usage of Greaves

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1. The Whistler Journal by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Joseph Pennell (1921)
"J. had met Walter greaves a year or two before—Harry greaves was dead. ... Walter greaves seems always to have tried to get himself up like Whistler, ..."

2. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (2001)
"Tom put on the greaves, the gaunt- "TOM PUT ON THE greaves." lets, the plumed helmet, and such other pieces as he could don without assistance, ..."

3. The Life of James McNeill Whistler by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Joseph Pennell (1908)
"At the end of the Row, two doors from Whistler's house, the boat-builder, greaves, lived. He had worked in Chelsea for years. He had rowed Turner about on ..."

4. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1855)
"Mr. greaves sent a portrait of Bentley to the Spalding Society, ... 517-8, where there is a notice of greaves, who was one of the learned members of Hie ..."

5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"SIR LAUNCELOT greaves 1762 In the first number of the British Magazine was the ... Of "Sir Launcelot greaves, " originally contributed as a serial to "The ..."

6. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and by John Burke (1835)
"They had several grants from the crown ; the last of which was in the lath year of JAME» I. when that prince granted to John greaves, esq. the then ..."

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