Definition of Grein
1. to long [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: long
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Literary usage of Grein
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1. A Comparative Grammar of the Anglo-Saxon Language: In which Its Forms are ...by Francis Andrew March by Francis Andrew March (1877)
"Reden der, grein, i., 198=A departed Soul's address to ... Wunder der Schöpfung, grein, i., 213 = The Wonders of the Creation ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"—AS tea, wo, used as interj. and adv., sometimes with dat. case, grein, ii. .... 280, later text, used in pia« of AS wunderlic, lit. wonder-like, grein, ii. ..."