Definition of Greaving

1. greave [v] - See also: greave



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greaving

greatest common factor
greatest length
greatest thing since sliced bread
greatgrandchildren
greathearted
greatheartedly
greatly
greatness
greatnesses
greats
greatsword
greatswords
greave
greaved
greaves
greaving (current term)
grebe
grebes
grebo
grebos
grece
greces
grechishchevite
grecianize
grecianized
grecianizes
grecianizing
grecians
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grecized

Literary usage of Greaving

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1. A Glossary of Yorkshire Words and Phrases: Collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"... TURF-greaving TIME, Autumn, when the farmers near the moors, greave or slice the turves off the ground with a spade, and place them in small stacks to ..."

2. A glossary of Yorkshire words and phrases, collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"TCRF-greaving TIME, Autumn, when the farmers near the moors, greave or slice the turves off the ground with a spade, and place them in small stacks to dry, ..."

3. Caledonian Sketches by John Carr (1809)
"It is in contemplation to enlarge the reservoirs this summer; and perhaps a greaving-dock, and some other useful works, might be executed, if Government ..."

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