Definition of Griffons

1. Noun. (plural of griffon) ¹



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Definition of Griffons

1. griffon [n] - See also: griffon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Griffons

grievousest
grievously
grievousness
grievousnesses
griff
griffe
griffes
griffin
griffins
griffithsin
griffon
griffon-vulture
griffon vulture
griffon vultures
griffonage
griffons (current term)
griffs
grift
grifted
grifter
grifters
grifting
grifts
grig
grigged
grigging
grigio
grigios
grigri
grigris

Literary usage of Griffons

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1. Excerpta Cypria: Materials for a History of Cyprus by Claude Delaval Cobham (1908)
"... fell sick, and without obtaining the king's leave, came to the camp before Acre, where he died. After his death the griffons and ..."

2. The Voiage and Travayle of Sir John Maundeville Knight: Which Treateth of by Sir John Mandeville (1887)
"... and of many griffons and other beastes. FROM this land men shal go unto the land of ... griffons ..."

3. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"To this popular belief he ascribes the fable of the griffons. But fables which represent gold as every where guarded by monsters, may be suspected of ..."

4. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"To this popular belief he ascribes the fable of the griffons. But fables which represent gold as every where guarded by monsters, may be suspected of ..."

5. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1897)
"... he could find me a couple of Basset griffons, such as he used to keep years ago, he informed me that he could not, unless I put my hand very deeply into ..."

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